Improvement in Visual Function in Patients with Inherited Diseases of the Retina Following Acupuncture Treatment.

@article{Blechschmidt2016ImprovementIV,
  title={Improvement in Visual Function in Patients with Inherited Diseases of the Retina Following Acupuncture Treatment.},
  author={Tilo Blechschmidt and Maike Krumsiek and Margarita G Todorova},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2016},
  volume={233 4},
  pages={416-23}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this pilot study was to examine the short-term effect on visual function of acupuncture treatment in a cohort of patients with inherited diseases of the retina. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective pilot study was performed on 14 patients (10 ♀, 4 ♂; mean age: 43.43 y (± 19.72 y)), with the clinically and electrophysiologically confirmed diagnosis of inherited disease of the retina. Acupuncture treatment consisted of needle application to the body and ears and was… CONTINUE READING
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