Stem Cell Cornea Fix: Better Vision May Be In Your Own Eyes

More than 1.2 million Americans suffer cornea damage from injuries and more than 40,000 people a year undergo cornea transplants to repair otherwise irreversible eyesight damage, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. But now, a new study suggests that many who suffer corneal damage by chemical burn may successfully restore their sight with transplants from their own eye stem cells. Researchers in Italy studied a technique to repair damaged corneas by using patients' own...Full Story
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