The stem cells were obtained from umbilical cords of healthy babies and were not embryonic stem cells from a human embryo. Umbilical stem cell treatment is not approved in the United States for her condition, experts have said.
While Kacie's eyesight improvements may be slow, Marinda Sallee plans to post any news on Kacie's Web site at www.kacieshope4vision.com. Their China journey can be read at http://stemcellschina.com/blog/kacie. "There may be weeks you will not have change, and then you notice something different," Marinda Sallee said. "We can't wait to see what tomorrow's is."
Miracles still happen! Thanks for the inspiration. Macy is a miracle baby.
"Count fingers" is a quick & dirty way to assess visual acuity. It's handy to determine the need for emergency eye treatment.