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cool video, laser retina treatment

Started by John Larkin October 18, 2018
https://int.vision.lutronic.com/intl/rgen/


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John Larkin         Highland Technology, Inc

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On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:55:53 AM UTC-4, John Larkin wrote:
> https://int.vision.lutronic.com/intl/rgen/
The video is interesting, but they don't do a very good job of explaining how it helps macular degeneration. When I read about the disease I don't find anything that indicates regrowing the RPE cells should help the condition. Perhaps it can help if the disease is caught early before symptoms show. I'm surprised you aren't blasting them for selling snake oil like you do for every other announcement. You do realize there is very little chance this will ever turn into an effective treatment, right? Rick C.
On 18-Oct-18 4:49 PM, gnuarm.deletethisbit@gmail.com wrote:
> On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:55:53 AM UTC-4, John Larkin wrote: >> https://int.vision.lutronic.com/intl/rgen/ > > The video is interesting, but they don't do a very good job of explaining how it helps macular degeneration. When I read about the disease I don't find anything that indicates regrowing the RPE cells should help the condition. Perhaps it can help if the disease is caught early before symptoms show. > > I'm surprised you aren't blasting them for selling snake oil like you do for every other announcement. You do realize there is very little chance this will ever turn into an effective treatment, right? > > Rick C. >
As I understand it, wet mac degeneration can't be reversed, only slowed/halted....unless anyone knows different ? --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus
On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 12:04:11 PM UTC-4, TTman wrote:
> On 18-Oct-18 4:49 PM, gnuarm.deletethisbit@gmail.com wrote: > > On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:55:53 AM UTC-4, John Larkin wrote: > >> https://int.vision.lutronic.com/intl/rgen/ > > > > The video is interesting, but they don't do a very good job of explaining how it helps macular degeneration. When I read about the disease I don't find anything that indicates regrowing the RPE cells should help the condition. Perhaps it can help if the disease is caught early before symptoms show. > > > > I'm surprised you aren't blasting them for selling snake oil like you do for every other announcement. You do realize there is very little chance this will ever turn into an effective treatment, right? > > > > Rick C. > > > As I understand it, wet mac degeneration can't be reversed, only > slowed/halted....unless anyone knows different ?
A friend has wet macular degeneration. Not all the problem is the disease itself. It results in bleeding which creates problems as well. In his case they sucked out the vitreous humor to remove the blood clot and he receives shots which they seemed to think had a chance of reversing some of the symptoms, but that doesn't mean the disease itself. Wet seems to involve blood vessel growth which is leaky causing problems. I guess they can reverse some of the impact and slow or halt progression of the disease. But the damage to the retina is permanent. Rick C.