September 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Dr. Shareen Greenbaum M.D.

6 min read

Concerns over stem cell clinics allegedly causing blindness or other vision problems have been increasing in 2016. If this is in fact happening, the extra sad part of this is that some clinics have claimed that they are doing the opposite: improving vision in patients. What are the concerns? Earlier this year a publicly-traded stem cell business in Florida called U.S. Stem Cell, Inc. was sued along with other defendants by a former customer Elizabeth Noble, alleging harm done via an experimental stem cell “treatment” …Read More

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For the first time to my knowledge, a patient has sued an American stem cell clinic, US Stem Cell, alleging damage to her eyes from fat stem cell injections. Just a few months ago, there was a report of a Japanese patient who sued a fat stem cell clinic and won, but I’m not aware of a similar case in the US until now. Elizabeth Noble, who reportedly received a stem cell injection into her eyes for macular degeneration by U.S. Stem, has filed …Read More