Are you having visual problems? Have you been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy or Retinitis Pigmentosa? Or is your vision getting weaker as you are getting older? If yes, now there may be a way to improve the eyesight whether it is due to natural aging process or due to disease, with Stem Cells.
Recent research in the advancement of adult stem cell therapy has shown that restoration of damaged cells through this treatment is possible. This breakthrough in regenerative medicine shines a light of hope on those battling this degenerative disease.
Just ask Jacqueline Ross.The 22-year-old Palm Bay resident and motocross racer won the Canadian Motosport Racing Corporation women's championship in 2008 but was sidelined on May 29, 2009, five days before she was scheduled to return to defend her crown, when she tore the meniscus in her left knee.
The injury and the subsequent cell therapy rehabilitation she underwent under the direction of Dr. Alimorad Farshchian at Miami's Center for Regenerative Medicine, kept her off her motorcycle for 10 months.
"My doctor . . . if it wasn't for him, there would be no way I would even be back on a bike," Ross said. "He was a blessing."
As she was healing, a 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. job in a Melbourne call center devoured much of her time, leaving her precious few hours to train and get back up to speed.