Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Embryonic stem cell retinal implants could restore vision
Stargart’s is one of the major causes of blindness in younger generation. The treatment involves taking healthy immature cells from human embryo, which is thenmanipulated to grow into the cells which line the retina. US firm Advanced Cell Technology together with the Jules Stein Eye Institute from the University of California, Los Angeles, carried out their first trail of this treatment in humans.
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