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Suggest Treatments For Crushed Optic Nerves Due To Brain Swelling

Hi,

I have a 75 year old female friend who suffered crushed optic nerves 20 years ago from brain swelling. She was on big doses of steroids initially and then decreasing amounts for years; now the dosage is zero.

Has there been stem cell or any other type of therapy showing promise to be effective within her lifetime?

Carol
Fri, 21 Apr 2017
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Respected User, hi I evaluated your query thoroughly.
*There are Stem cells from various sources - which activate/differentiate
local stem cells & other biological pathways by chemokine activities to
form new or repair optic nerve cells through regeneration.
*Outcome in terms of improvement are significant for vision quality,acuity &
ease of pain, may vary from patient to patient and can`t be guaranteed.
Hope this clears your doubts.
Thanks for using Health Care Magic & using our Medical services.
Wishing her fast and speedy recovery from the same.
Regards.
Bye dear take care.
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Suggest Treatments For Crushed Optic Nerves Due To Brain Swelling

Respected User, hi I evaluated your query thoroughly. *There are Stem cells from various sources - which activate/differentiate local stem cells & other biological pathways by chemokine activities to form new or repair optic nerve cells through regeneration. *Outcome in terms of improvement are significant for vision quality,acuity & ease of pain, may vary from patient to patient and can`t be guaranteed. Hope this clears your doubts. Thanks for using Health Care Magic & using our Medical services. Wishing her fast and speedy recovery from the same. Regards. Bye dear take care.