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Information provided and written on this site is trusted to be accurate and reliable according to available sources, but not guaranteed. As contained in this site, the use of the terms Chinese medicine, Oriental medicine, or Eastern medicine are all in reference to the practice of traditional Chinese medicine as defined by NCCAOM and the World Health Organization. The use of the terms Western medicine or modern medicine is defined as the branch of medicine offered and practiced in standard U.S. hospitals and clinics. Elements Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, LLC (EACM) is not affiliated with any group, hospital, or medical organization. All licensed practitioners are properly trained in standard medical safety and ethics, and can recognize when it may be appropriate to consult with or seek the advice of other healthcare professionals. Although we are able to serve your primary care needs, we are unable to offer recommendations or prescriptions relating to Western medicine. In the case of an immediate medical emergency, EACM and it's partners suggest patients seek urgent care or dial for emergency assistance.

Your eyes can reveal more than you might expect. Illnesses such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease can often be reflected by the condition of your eyes. Glaucoma, optic neuritis, and even vision loss are often associated with systemic health problems. It is this interconnection between your eyes and your overall health that makes Chinese medicine an ideal solution to numerous eye and vision problems. A Chinese medicine practitioner specializing in eye disease can determine imbalances within the body that can manifest into conditions affecting vision and sight. 


Holly Battrum, L.Ac. is our practitioner on staff specializing in eye disease, among other specialties. Utilizing AcuNova and Micro Acupuncture techniques, she is the first practitioner in the region to offer qualified care and treatment to those patients suffering from eye conditions not normally treatable through conventional medicine. After patients have been diagnosed by their ophthalmologist, Holly will work closely with them to ensure a thorough treatment plan is provided along with the appropriate measures to monitor progress and improvement. 




What is the Vision Treatment Program?
Our Vision Treatment Program offers a series of multiple treatments provided in a shortened period of time, typically within 1-2 weeks. 


How are eye conditions treated?

A standard treatment program may include acupuncture, diet recommendations, and herbal prescriptions. Don't worry,  acupuncture is not performed on the eyes! 


What conditions are treated? 

  • Macular degeneration (dry/wet)
  • ​Retinitis pigmentosa
  • ​Stargardt disease
  • Macular pucker
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry eyes
  • ​Uveitis/Iritis







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VISION TREATMENT PROGRAM

The treatment of Eye 

Diseases with Chinese Medicine