Join Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac. and Dr. Andy Rosenfarb, ND, L.Ac as they teach you a western biomedical model of vision, including anatomy, physiology, the visual pathway and a review of major eye conditions, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eyes, cataracts, and other vision impairments.
In addition, the course will explain a comprehensive TCM approach to common degenerative eye conditions. We will cover basic western diagnostic methods, TCM patterns and treatment strategies; including acupuncture, microcurrent stimulation, moxibustion, tui-na, gwa sha, and Chinese Herbal guidelines for each disease. You will learn how to teach your patients basic home-care utilizing acupressure, Qigong and eye exercises to improve vision
Dr. Andy Rosenfarb, founder and clinical director of Acupuncture Health Associates in Westfield, NJ, is a world-renowned expert in the field of of Chinese Medical Opthalmology. Since 1997, he has been leading the field in integrated treatment methods that combine Traditional Chinese Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine and new cutting-edge therapies to help people suffering from debilitating eye diseases to maintain and improve their eyesight. Dr. Rosenfarb earned his Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and his Doctor of Naturopathy from Canyon College. He continued his post-graduate education at Zhejiang College of Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou, China.
Drawing from his extensive training and clinical experience, Dr. Rosenfarb recently teamed with researchers at John Hopkins University to design the acupuncture protocol for the first-ever clinical study on the efficiency of treating RP with acupuncture. Dr. Rosenfarb is Board Certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, and is a founding member of the National Guild for Acupuncture. He serves on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), and as an Executive Council Member of the Specialty Committee of Ophthalmology, of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine. He is the co-author of four books, Healing Your Eyes with Chinese Medicine, Ophthalmology in Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa, Acupuncture Treatment for Macular Degeneration, and The Black Book of Micro Acupuncture 48: Forty-Eight New Acupuncture Points to Unleash the Power of Healing.