Retinitis Pigmentosa treatment can be obtained in Cuba. The country is well known for its successful program targeting this condition of the eye. Opthamology treatments, glaucoma, laser and other available care for diseases of the eye.
Retinitis Pigmentosa affects the light sensitive tissues that are located at the back of the eye. It is a rare genetic disorder that entails a breakdown and loss of retina cells. The symptoms of retinitis pigmentosa include difficulty in night vision and a loss of peripheral (side) vision. It eventually leads to blindness.
Cuba is a leader in research and the treatment of diseases of the eye. The highly prestigious Ramon Pando Ferrer Cuban Institute of Ophthalmology, founded in 1956, located in Havana has treated more than 60,000 patients from over 40 countries. Many of these patients are treated on an outpatient basis except for those patients needing corneal transplants and young children of less than one year of age.
Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa
The treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa in Cuba is a three-part process which includes 1) a micro-surgery procedure called Surgical Revitalization, followed by 2) 14 sessions of “Ozonotherapy” which promotes the development of blood circulation to the retina, and 3) “Electro-stimulation” which helps to strengthen the processing of images received by the brain.
The patient is treated in Cuba. Costs include the evaluation, surgery, accomodation, and meals.