Arkansas Acupuncture Center’s files are filled with success stories of people who found help and hope for visual impairment. Thousands of people have traveled to Arkansas from all over the United States and abroad to receive a specialized form of acupuncture that successfully enhances vision in patients suffering from retinal and optic nerve disorders.
Feel free to browse our pages to learn about this promising treatment. Video testimonials and letters from satisfied patients can be viewed on the Testimonials page and under Vision Disorders Treated. You will learn about the procedure, why this treatment is so effective for cases of visual impairment, and how we track results.
Between 2003 and 2009, Dr. Lizbeth Ryan has performed more than 25,000 treatments on over 1500 patients. Over 95 percent have experienced restored vision, up to an 80 percent increase in the visual field in the best cases. The technique used for treating eye disorders is a system of acupuncture not associated with points used in any Asian acupuncture system.
All points are in the hands and feet; no needles are placed in or around the eyes. It is highly effective in the treatment of Macular Degeneration, both wet and dry, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Stargardt’s disease, Glaucoma, and many other diseases affecting the retina and optic nerve.