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There was a large study called the Optic Neuritis Treatment Study (ONTT) a few years ago that looked in depth into the various treatment options for your condition.
Acupuncture did not make the list.
So, in general, I would have to say, no, acupuncture is not a known, effective, treatment for optic neuritis.
If treatment by an ophthalmologist didn't work in your case then, I'm sorry to say, there is nothing that can be done to restore function to your damaged optic nerve. I am afraid acupuncture would not be a wise use of your hard earned money.
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