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Treatment for Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy

Name: Omar A.

Diagnosis: Eye Disease

D.O.B: 01 January 2007

Gender: Male

Country: United Arab Emirates

Treatment: Stem cell transplantation via retrobulbar injection, lumbar puncture, and IV injection, daily mouse nerve growth factor, TCM

Medical History:

Omar was admitted Beijing Puhua International Hospital due to progressive visual impairment for 16 years (since he was born).
He was diagnosed with Hereditary Retinal Dystrophy in London in Sept of 2015. His two younger brothers and 1 younger sister were diagnosed with same diseases. His parents are consanguineous.

Symptomatic Treatment for Eye Disease:

He was first admitted to Beijing Puhua International Hospital on August 12th 2017 and received 3 weeks treatment. The treatment plan was: 2 times Retrobulbar Injection therapy + 1 time lumbar puncture injection + 1 time IV injection; muscle growth factor injections; Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments; and other supporting treatment.
The patient gained significant improvement after the first treatment.
Vision examination of August 15th 2017: Right eye: 0.25 Left eye: 0.25
Vision examination of March 20th 2018: Right eye: 0.4 Left eye: 0.4
The comparison of examination results is as following:

Before treatment.

After the first course.

His vision improved a lot compared to his admission in 2017. Before the initial treatment, the vision of both eyes were: counting fingers at 1-2 meters. At the second admission, he could see hand movements at 3.5m. His vision was slightly better under strong flash.

We are looking forward to further improvements after the second course of treatment.

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