Macular Degeneration

Points of the Eye

Below are shown some of the points near the eye that are treated with the microcurrent stimulation.

There is no pain with the treatment. The total treatment time is about 5 minutes. Treatment should be done two or three times each day. The device treats all these points automatically for the patient, with different frequencies for prescribed time periods.


Dr. Gene Bruno is the lead acupuncturist at the Acupuncture Center in Salem, Oregon. He has been treating patients with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for over 30 years. Many of his patients are treated for internal diseases and musculo-skeletal problems. There are wide ranges of health challenges that respond to Acupuncture. The Acupuncture Center is one of earliest established acupuncture clinics in the US.

Acupuncture is a part of Oriental Medicine, a complete medical system that also includes herbal medicine, massage, nutrition and exercise. For more than 3000 years many cultures have benefited from this method of treating and preventing illness. Today, Oriental Medicine is recognized worldwide. The World Health Organization has documented the effectiveness of acupuncture, and medical schools as well as research facilities in the US and Europe are currently teaching and researching the many uses of acupuncture. Medical communities throughout the world are currently using Oriental Medicine in their health care systems. (Learn More)

At the Acupuncture Center we treat a wide variety of ailments. Treating Macular Degeneration is only one of our specialties. Some of the other conditions include: pain from back pain, bursitis, fibromyalgia and sports or accident injuries. Digestive and intestinal disorder. Allergies and stress related disorders. And a number of other conditions.

Macular Degeneration and Retinitis Pigmentosa are now being treated with acupuncture and the Microstim 100i. The new technology allows patients to treat themselves in their own homes. (Learn More)

Recent advances in technology have led to a treatment for eye diseases by using micro-current stimulation of acupuncture points near the eye. Many of the patients using this technique with the proper training have seen significant results. (Learn More)

There is now an information video available on microcurrent treatment for AMD and RP. (Order Now)


The information contained in this Web site is subject to change and is provided here only for general informational purposes. Unless otherwise noted on an individual document, The Acupuncture Center grants permission to copy and distribute documents and information verbatim for noncommercial use, so long as you conspicuously and appropriately publish on each copy an appropriate copyright notice. The information presented here has not been reviewed or peer reviewed by the FDA. The microcurrent machines used by the Acupuncture Center are approved by the FDA for the treatment of pain, but they have not been approved for other uses. The off-label use of a device by a doctor is legal. The use of microcurrent stimulation discussed here is one part of a program that we use at our clinic for supporting visual enhancement. Gene Bruno, LAc., OMD, is not a manufacturer of these devices, and the material presented here is informational only and not intended as a solicitation to sell devices. If you have further questions please contact Dr. Bruno at his office to arrange an appointment or consultation.