Blind Man Gets Sight From Stem Cell Procedure

Blind Man Gets Sight From Stem Cell Procedure

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Blind Man Gets Sight From Stem Cell Procedure

A blind man gets sight from a stem cell procedure.

Scientists have been able to use stem cells to restore the vision of a man suffering from damaged retinal cells.

He was part of a study, the aim of which was to assess the safety of using stem cells to treat two common blindness causes.

Advanced Cell Technology of Marlborough, Massachusetts, reported that their experimental technique had shown some improvement in the 22 test subjects, but nothing as remarkable as this man’s nearly full restoration though.

The super-patient went from having sight rated at 20/400 to 20/40.

One of the conditions being targeted by the study is macular degeneration linked to age. Ways to use stem cells to fix blindness caused by this are also being e...

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