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UK Eye Expert Calls For More Patients To Be Made Eligible For Keratoprosthesis

The UK's Daily Mail (12/23) reported that, according to UK eye expert Sheraz Daya, "more patients who have been left blind after damage to their corneas could be helped with artificial eye implants." Daya "has called for patients whose sight has not improved through either transplants or stem cell treatment to be made eligible for [...]

By |December 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stem Cells Grown on a Contact Lens May Restore Vision

Image via Wikipedia Stem cells that have been grown on contact lenses could be a cure for a common cause of blindness, claim scientists. Australian researchers said that this breakthrough could "dramatically improve" the vision of patients with damage to their cornea, the clear front surface of the eye, caused by disease or injury. The [...]

By |November 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments