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Are there any new treatments in natural medicine for retinopathy?
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Dr. Rick Kirschner
General Practice
In brief: Yes!
Damage to the retina commonly caused by high blood pressure and diabetes.
There are herbs that can strengthen blood vessels and prevent deterioration and leakage. Consider ginkgo, a vasodilator that helps get more blood to retina; grape seed extract, high in proanthocyanidins which prevent blood leakage; quercitin, which can help lower high blood pressure; pycnogenol from pine bark shows promise2.

In brief: Yes!
Damage to the retina commonly caused by high blood pressure and diabetes.
There are herbs that can strengthen blood vessels and prevent deterioration and leakage. Consider ginkgo, a vasodilator that helps get more blood to retina; grape seed extract, high in proanthocyanidins which prevent blood leakage; quercitin, which can help lower high blood pressure; pycnogenol from pine bark shows promise2.
Dr. Rick Kirschner
Dr. Rick Kirschner
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: None
Naturopathy has nothing new or old to offer patients with retinopathy.
You should be seeing a retinal specialist.

In brief: None
Naturopathy has nothing new or old to offer patients with retinopathy.
You should be seeing a retinal specialist.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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