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Degenerative Eye Diseases and Dry Eyes

Chinese Medical Ophthalmology

The latest research studies and reports support the use of Chinese Medical Ophthalmology in the management of Degenerative Eye Diseases and Dry Eyes can be found below.

Retinitis Pigmentosa – John Hopkins University Study

Conclusions: Acupuncture entails minimal risk, if administered by a well-trained acupuncturist and may have significant, measurable benefits on residual visual function in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, in particular scotopic sensitivity, which had not previously been studied.

For Complete Article –>Link to John Hopkins University Study

Dry Eyes

The results of this study are fascinating.  Improvement in the acupuncture and artificial tears group was significantly greater compared to the the artificial tears alone group. In the acupuncture group, beneficial proteins were upregulated after treatment, while those involved in apoptosis were downregulated.

For complete Article –>Link to Research Article


Dry Eye is On The Rise in Junior High School Students–>Link to Research Study


Acupuncture Therapy is More Effective than Artificial Tears for Dry Eye Syndrome:
Evidence Based on a Meta-Analysis  –>Link to Research Study