Stem Cell Eye Treatment #RAZOR
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Age-related macular degeneration or AMD is an eye condition that affects millions of people around the world. In the UK, it is the biggest cause of sight loss. 👀
At King's College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital, scientists are developing a new treatment that could help people to see again by implanting stem cell patches into their retinas. A trial has already been successfully tested on two patients, both of whom went from not being able to read at all even with glasses, to reading 60-80 words per minute with normal reading glasses. 🤓
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