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Had eye surgery for macular hole and retina detachment. Have damaged optic nerve due to lack of blood flow. Had cancer in the other eye

I have had eye surgery for macular hole and retina detachment and now they say i have damage on the optic nerve caused by lack of blood flow to part of the nerve. i have my right eye removed 12 years from cancer and i was wondering if their is any stem cell or op that might help to give me vision as i only have blurred vision in my left eye (only eye). i am 67 years old.
i am using a friends computer and my email address is YYYY@YYYY or you could email this computer and my fried email me. is their any doctor in SA that does this kind of procedure.
many thanks Brigid Hill.
Asked On : Fri, 3 May 2013
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At present, there are no positive results with stem cell therapy to improve vision. All are experimental, not only in relation to eye, even in brain injury or spinal cord injury. You can consult your oncologist for check up of your left eye, as you r having blurring of vision. As, you have not mentioned type of cancer, it is better to consult your doctor for regular followup.
Answered: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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