Stem Cell Treatment
This entire treatment package is provided to all qualifying patients.
Note: Our treatment program spans 9 days.
Comprehensive Testing: All patients undergo a variety of tests prior to any treatments to determine suitability and safety.
2, Peripheral vision test
3, Slit lamp exam—Observes the retina, choroid, macular fundus blood vessels and optic nerve
4, Vision acuity
5, Intro Ocular Pressure—Measures eye pressure
Stem Cell Implantation: Millions of MSC stem cells are inserted through retrobulbar injection as well as IV infusion to stimulate dormant optic cells and grow micro blood vessels. These stem cells are at present being investigated for their potential to repair damaged retinal pigment epithelial cells. Retrobulbar injections are usually used worldwide to provide local anesthesia in the retrobulbar area (behind the globe of the eye). During stem cell treatment , this type of injection is utilized to deliver stem cells as close as possible from the retina or the optic nerve in order to better target the site of injury.
In order to speed up the absorbtion of the stem cell to the retina and optimize the function, we also provide acupuncture, Chinese herbal injections, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
1, Chinese herbal injection: inject on both temporal sides. According to the scientific research, RP patients’ blood vessels are thinner than normal healthy people, therefore, their blood supply to the retina is much less, this also contributes to the gradual vision loss. These herbal medicine is to improve microcirculation of the eyes, improve blood flow to the retina area and help improve or maintain the vision function.
2, Acupuncture: stimulate the optic cells and improve microcirculation of the retina. It also helps accelerate the absorbtion of the stem cell and optimize the function.
3, Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: is the medical use of delivering 100% oxygen into the respiratory system to give the stem cell the best chance to work effectively and efficiently in the eyes. The process is very simple and patients feel comfortable. Patients simply enter the chamber and continue to breathe normally for the duration. Published research shows that hyperbaric oxygen therapy increases the lifespan of the stem cells and provides an oxygen-rich atmosphere for the body to function at optimum levels. The beneficial effects of adjuvant hyperbaric oxygen therapy are significantly greater than provided by stem cell alone.