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Re: [IP] Research Suggest Pure Oxygen Helps to Heal Damaged Retinas



Here the local university hospital uses a Hyperbolic chamber to treat
difficult wounds quite often.  A common use is treating diabetics, with
circulatory problems, for foot and leg wounds.-James
----- Original Message -----
From: "Curtis Lomax" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 1:05 AM
Subject: [IP] Research Suggest Pure Oxygen Helps to Heal Damaged Retinas


> Oops.  Now someone should have caught this.  Don't tell me you were just
> letting me slide.
>
> I should have said Hyperbaric not Hypobaric Oxygen.  I guess I am just too
> used to typing hypo.
>
> Anyway, it is real.  It wont make you blind unless your an infant and they
> leave you in too long.  Don't really know what happens to infants but it
hurt
> a lot of them until they figured out why.  I believe that Drs. use O2 on
> infants today with no problem.
>
> I have had training to run a hyperbaric chamber to treat decompression
> sickness in SCUBA divers and the amount of time that one can spend at high
> pressure oxygen is limited.  Mostly pulmonary problems.  It scorches the
> lungs.  There are a few other things that can go wrong too.  Moral...
Don't
> get the bends if you dive.  ooops wrong forum.
>
> Anyway, I am surprised that it is not already in use to treat many
diabetic
> related issues.
>
> Curtis Lomax
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