When artist, Darcy Wilson’s right eye suffered from 1/3 vision loss after a stroke, her Ophthalmologist urgently sent her over to the Mercy Medical Center’s Wound, Healing and Hyperbaric Center to immediately start hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT).
“The reason hyperbaric oxygen therapy works is what you’re doing, is trying to drive oxygen to a part of the body where there isn’t any,” said Dr. Julie Hamilton. “If you do that overtime at 100 percent concentration and the added pressure, your body actually forms new blood vessels”
After only nine 90-minute sessions, Darcy regained her vision. She is beyond thankful for her recovery, and is very much looking forward to painting with her grandchildren again.
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