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My child has optic nerve atrophy. Are there any possible treatments for this?

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In brief: Not really...

Once it has occurred, damage from optic nerve atrophy cannot be reversed.
The underlying disease must be found and treated, if possible, to prevent further loss. Stem cell treatment can hold a key in the future treatment of neuronal disorders. Neural progenitor cells delivered to the vitreous can integrate into the ganglion cell layer of the retina, turn on neurofilament genes, and migrate into th.

In brief: Not really...

Once it has occurred, damage from optic nerve atrophy cannot be reversed.
The underlying disease must be found and treated, if possible, to prevent further loss. Stem cell treatment can hold a key in the future treatment of neuronal disorders. Neural progenitor cells delivered to the vitreous can integrate into the ganglion cell layer of the retina, turn on neurofilament genes, and migrate into th.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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