(KCBS) Stem cell therapy saved the eyesight of a Fountain Valley mother.

CBS2′s Lisa Sigell reported that Julia Matsumoto’s medical odyssey began in October 2010.

“I was 31 years old, and I had just a severe headache,” she said.

Matsumoto said her headache was the beginning of a terrifying ordeal.

While her pain began to ease, her world got “darker and darker,” Matsumoto said.

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