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Tanya’s Eyesight Saving Quest: Guest Post

I have been struggling with RP my entire life. Even when I don’t remember struggling with it, I was. When I was a toddler my mom recalls me holding her hand extra tight when going into dark places. Of course it was easy to write it off as “afraid of the dark” when there was […]

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End of Trial – New Beginning

Jeanne’s Take Where to start? At the beginning of course. I met Ingrid at a low point in my RP journey and it’s safe to say that what I read in her blog changed my life. While researching the ever-elusive “cure” for RP, I stumbled on Ingrid’s adventures with acupuncture and knew I had nothing […]

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Maintaining her Eyesight: Ten Years and Counting

Marisa Postlewate may suffer from Usher Syndrome 2A – a degenerative disease that consists of both Retintis Pigmentosa and progressive hearing loss. But most people wouldn’t know it by interacting with her. At almost 61, Marisa has nearly fifteen degrees of clear central vision and hearing that works fine with the help of hearing aids—and […]

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My RP Strategy? Get Healthy

I’ve spent the past two years searching for answers to save my eyesight. And from everything I’ve learned, it comes down to one key concept: whole-body health. It’s not just adding a new vitamin or mineral supplement or changing up diet. It’s not just incorporating cardio exercise, reducing stress or adopting a positive outlook on […]

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Treating RP: Think of It Like a Jigsaw Puzzle

Every week I receive three or four emails from people who are suffering from RP and want to know exactly how much my eyesight has benefitted from the acupuncture treatment I receive and the overall diet and lifestyles changes I’ve made. “Do you really see improvements,” people will ask. “Exactly how much has your vision […]

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Are Patent Laws Making You Legally Blind?

 Natalie Watkins has become one of my favorite people in this solving-RP quest. She’s tried virtually everything to save her eyesight — from acupuncture in Canada, to a stem cell implant in Mexico, to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in San Antonio. She’s got the kind of fight and determination we all need to beat this disease […]

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Valensa International & The Astaxanthin Patent: Why Everyone With A Retinal Disease Should Care

As some of you know, I was dragged into a patent infringement case by attorneys representing Valensa International because I wrote a blog post on astaxathin and its possible benefits for eye health, and featured an image of the brand I was using. It wasn’t until I was subpoenaed that I discovered the existence of […]

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An Open Letter to the Dueling Astaxanthin Companies

Somehow, because I followed the advice of Dr. Andy Rosenfarb and decided to try astaxanthin and MSM drops to help my central vision—and then blogged about it when I noticed that the combo seemed to help my visual acuity, I’ve found myself in the middle of an ugly patent infringement case. I can’t quite figure […]

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Dr. Miller’s New Book on Healing Eyesight Free Today

I first met Dr. Damon Miller six years ago, when I traveled to California to meet him and start on his Better Eye Health Program — a home treatment program which includes eye exercises, acupressure, color lamp therapy, micro-current stimulation, stress management and a variety of vitamins and minerals. Dr. Miler, who is a board-certified MD, naturopath and […]

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The Benefits of Astaxanthin & MSM Drops: Dr. Rosenfarb Explains

A lot of you have expressed interest in learning more about the possible benefits of Astaxanthin & MSM drops for the treatment of RP. So I asked Dr. Andy Rosenfarb if he could help us out. Can you tell us what Astaxanthin is and how it might benefit RP patients? Dr. Rosenfarb: Scientists have studied the most […]

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