The course has been retired.

This course provides quality information and tools that enable the practitioner to gain genuine confidence translatable to a clinical setting. At the completion of this course the student will have a greater understanding and appreciation for Chinese Medical Ophthalmology, with the ability to develop treatment strategies for patients diagnosed with the main degenerative eye diseases and ophthalmic conditions.

In addition to learning advanced theory in TCM Ophthalmology, you will learn clinical strategies on to how to effectively treat chronic and degenerative eye conditions including Dry Eye, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Stargardt's, Usher's, Retinal Occlusions, Optic Neuritis, Autoimmune Retina and more.


  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Eye
  • Yin & Yang: Chinese Medicine and Vision Loss
  • TCM & the Eye
  • Vision Testing
  • Eye Conditions
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • TCM Diagnosis & Treatment of Cataracts
  • Retinitis Pigments & Stagardt's
  • Nutrition for the Eye
This Course Includes:
TCM Theory
Pending Approval:
Category 1
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Core Knowledge, Skill, Ability: 
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General Acupuncture: 

Andy Rosenfarb


Dr. Andy Rosenfarb ND, L.Ac brings more than 15 years
clinical experience in the field of Chinese Medical Ophthalmology to the
Introduction to TCM for Degenerative Eye Disease course.

Dr. Rosenfarb has a Masters of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Doctor of Naturopathic
Medicine and post-graduate studies at Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese
Medicine in Hangzhou, China.

Dr. Rosenfarb has been lecturing and delivering workshops on Chinese Medical
Ophthalmology to acupuncturists and physicians around the world since
1999. He has developed ophthalmic acupuncture protocols that have been
utilized in research at Johns Hopkins University and NOVA Southeast. He is
currently among the world’s leading experts in the field of Integrative Eye

Dr. Rosenfarb is the author of “Healing Your Eyes with Chinese Medicine,”
and “Ophthalmology in Chinese Medicine.” He is also an Executive Council
Member of the Specialty Committee of Ophthalmology, of the World Federation of
Chinese Medicine.

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