Glaucoma – Treatments

Stem Cell Opthalhmalology Treatment Study (SCOTS) Dr. Weiss (FL) Stem cells are withdrawn from your lower back, processed, then injected directly into the eye with remainder injected back into blood if more available than needed.  

I had this done Nov 8, 2016. I didn’t feel pain and my vision was not hindered but there was swelling and bruising which cleared completely in a couple of days. The benefits aren’t always immediate especially in my case since I have ‘advanced glauxoma.’  After a year I did have 35% improvement in one eye and 25% in the other. This is extremely expensive and insurance does not pay.  Continue reading