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A Shift in Mindset

Last year at around this time, I was holed up in a hotel room—sobbing over my latest doomed prognosis from a retinal specialist while my husband and two daughters bonded on the ski slopes. This was our third family ski trip and like the others before it, I chose to sit it out, telling myself […]

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The Low-Down on Dr. Rosenfarb’s RP Treatment

The RP treatment test results I posted on Friday have generated so much interest and so many questions that I want to try to address them all here. Where is Dr. Rosenfarb located?  His clinic, Acupuncture Health Associates, is located in Westfield, New Jersey. How much does it cost? Current rates are $2,000 per week […]

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Dr. Rosenfarb Treatment: Week 1 Test Results

I wish all of you were here to share a bottle of champagne with me, because I’m in serious celebration mode.  After five days of treatment with Dr. Rosenfarb, my first round of test results are in.  And they are AMAZING. I knew I was in bad shape. But didn’t fully appreciate how bad off […]

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Laser Acupuncture for RP Treatment

This is me undergoing my daily acu-laser treatment. (I had no idea I look so sci-fi.) I asked Dr. Rosenfarb if he could provide an overview of how his laser acupuncture treatment works. Here’s what he had to say.  Laser Acupuncture works by using photo-biomodulation (laser-light impulses) at specific acupuncture points around the body. It is […]

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Dr. Rosenfarb Treatment: Day 2

Day 2 treatment was a lot like the first:  laser therapy for the first treatment, electro acupuncture for the second treatment — with micro acupuncture (needles in the palms of my hands and bottoms of my feet) incorporated into both. I’ll break out the reasoning for each treatment in upcoming blog posts.  My takeaway from […]

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Dr. Rosenfarb Treatment Day 1

I’m only a day into my treatment and though I don’t know where it will lead, I’m convinced I’ve found the right practitioner for me. Why? Because Dr. Rosenfarb clearly knows eye health, he takes a whole-body health approach, is big on patient education and answers ALL of my questions. After filling out the usual […]

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Embracing the NOW

I’ve been so focused on halting the progression of this disease and proving all those retinal specialists wrong that lately I’ve forgotten my most important life rule: to embrace the present and live fully in the Now. I’ve gotten a few reminders along the way from people like Dr. Andy Rosenfarb, who sent me a […]

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My Retinitis Pigmentosa Supplement & Nutrition Regime

A lot of people have asked me which supplements I take for my eyes. While I’m no expert, I’ve pieced together a regime based on recommendations from both Dr. Andy Rosenfarb and Dr. Damon Miller that seems to be a good mix. Here’s the list: TUDCA – A liver detoxifier believed to prevent death of […]

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Treating RP with Acupuncture: My Experience and Thoughts

I’ve had so many people contact me asking about my experience with acupuncture that I’ve decided to share all of my thoughts about this in one place. As many of you know, I underwent ten days of acupuncture treatment with Dr. Yu at the Wellspring Clinic in Vancouver last spring and noticed small improvements to […]

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Algae to Treat RP on Way from Israel

This healing eyesight quest is getting expensive—though I’m determined to try every avenue possible this year and then figure out the most affordable route for my ongoing treatment. Last week, I racked up nearly $2,000 on my American Express. I think I spent a total of $675 for the comprehensive food and other allergy testing […]

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