Eye Acupuncturist Shares Vision Protocols, Seeks to Save Sight for All

Editors’ Note: After a long fight to obtain affordable, accessible treatment for anyone wanting to give acupuncture a try, we are thrilled to have connected with Mats Sexton, LA.c,  a seasoned eye acupuncturist based in Minneapolis who shares our fervent belief that acupuncturists everywhere should have access to this vital information and training so they […]

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Riding the RP Rollercoaster

If there’s one thing that’s clear about RP it’s that it’s a moving target. Not only are our eyes in constant flux but the methods with which we treat them are an experimental roller coaster. And no two RP patients are alike. Ingrid and I embarked on our whole-body acupuncture study together yet from entirely […]

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An Interview with Eye Acupuncturist Lizbeth Ryan

I’ve been hearing about Lizbeth Ryan, an eye acupuncturist in Bentonville, Arkansas, for a few months now. Several of her patients have contacted me to tell me about her; and speak highly of her comprehensive treatment and her affordable treatment prices. A couple have also shared with me eye image scans from their visual field […]

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Eye WILL Continue to See

I received this early Christmas gift from my new friend Jeanne Aufmuth, a San Francisco film critic who also happens to be stuck with RP. It’s already become one of my favorite possessions because every time I look at it, I’m reminded of my determination to see. My pillow—called Snake Eye–is one of a series […]

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Acupuncture RP Treatment Round 2 – TEST RESULTS

I just wrapped up my weeklong treatment with Dr. Rosenfarb and have experienced more improvements, particularly in my mid-to-far horizontal and bottom periphery (I still have very little top peripheral vision). I still have a donut of complete blindness around my central core– but it’s shrinking from the outside in. The goal that Dr. Rosenfarb […]

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Going it Together

The coolest, most unexpected part of my eyesight healing quest has been connecting with other people struggling with Retinitis Pigmentosa who — like me — refuse to take “no hope” for an answer.  And they all come with incredible family members who are equally determined to ensure that their loved ones  continue to SEE the […]

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