Andy from Africa, a 28 year old female patient, is suffering from hereditary form of disease known asOptic Nerve Dystrophy. The patient exhibited typical symptoms of the ailment including loss of central vision and waning peripheral vision. Her right eye was affected more than the left eye. Upon checkup, it was found that the vision in the right eye was 6/60 and in the left eye was 6/12. The patient agreed to undergo mesenchymal stem cell treatment in India. It was decided that the cells will be transplanted Intravitreal and through Retrobulbar inoculation only in the right eye. It was also decided that any residual quantity of the cells will be given via IV to the patient accompanied by growth factors.Just about 170ML of Bone Marrow was extracted from the patient from the iliac crust and just about 200ML of it was extracted from the belly region in OT setting. Patient tolerated the processes well under local anesthesia and sedation.
Stem Cells were separated from the sources at Stem Cell Care India’sultra-modern lab and final volume of 4ML adipose tissue SVF and 6ML of bone marrow concentrate was conveyed back to hospital in sterile, temperature controlled method. Once in the hospital, 0.1ML of adipose stem cell solution was given Intravitreal in the right eye and residual solution was given via Retrobulbar injection. Bone Marrow concentrate accompanied by plasma growth factors were vaccinated via IV. Patient tolerated the techniques well without any grievances and was discharged the same night. Patient presented herself for follow up 48 hours after the process and local inspection revealed normal eye compression and no ostensible discomposure. Patient reported slight fogginess in vision which is to be anticipated. Patient was able to effortlessly pass the finger counting test and the vision stood at the same position where it was before the process. Patient presented herself for follow up 10 days post process. The mistiness in the vision was nearly gone and the patient was able to read the eye chart to the third line which she was not able to do before the process. Examination revealed steady eye pressure and perfection of vision to 6/24.