Optical Conditions Patient Stories

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) / Septooptic Dysplasia (SOD)

Stem Cell Treatment for Pigmentary Retinopathy Patient Experience

Romanian patient Ovidiu Simion was diagnosed with pigmentary retinopathy, a condition which accelerates the degeneration of the visual field. Patients with this condition experience increasing loss of vision and may feel as if they are looking through a telescope due to the limited range of vision. Below is a brief

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Optic Nerve Atrophy

Vision Restored in ONA Patient After Stem Cell Treatment

After getting into a car accident in eighth grade, Texas native Trelle Dandridge developed Optic Nerve Atrophy (ONA), which caused her vision to deteriorate over several years to the point where she had to resign from her dream job. ONA is a mild to severe damage to the optic nerve

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Marina Alonzo waiting for car
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) / Septooptic Dysplasia (SOD)

ONH-SOD Patient Sees Quick Results from Stem Cell Treatment [Video]

While receiving stem cell therapy for Optic Nerve Hypoplasia & Septo-optic Dysplasia (ONH-SOD), Marina Alonzo was able to see color in her completely blind eye for the very first time. With both eyes, she was also able to read and recognize the colors of a green sign some 40 feet

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Debra Dollar ONH patient using Iphone to assist her reading
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) / Septooptic Dysplasia (SOD)

U.S. Family Fundraising for ONH Stem Cell Treatment

The following story is a guest post from Debra Dollar, a young woman in the United States who was diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia. She is currently raising funds for adult stem cell therapy. Please read and share her story. Family Fundraising Stem Cell Treatment for Optic Nerve Hypoplasia patient

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Sight for Ireland – A Patient Perspective

Ireland, a little girl from the USA is receiving Beike stem cells for the second time. Ireland has Septo-optic dysplasia (SOD) as well as Autism, and received great improvements from her first round with adult stem cell therapy. Her parents are sharing her story daily with blog posts and photos

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