Posts Tagged ‘optic nerve hypoplasia’

Blind 4th Grader Heads to China for Stem Cell Treatment

By Trevor Connor and Melanie Olivas © KTSM News, El Paso, Texas — A local fourth grader is getting some much needed support from his classmates as he prepares for a trip that could allow him to see for the first time in his life. Alonzo Facha, 10, was born with a condition called Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, which means he has been blind since birth…. READ ARTICLE

Blind El Paso boy finds some success in Chinese treatment

By Erica Molina Johnson © El Paso Times — Lawrence E. Brown is beginning to see signs that the Chinese cure he sought for his lifelong blindness just might be working. Brown, 16, was born with optic nerve hypoplasia…. READ STORY