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PM, wife pledge to donate eyes


September 8th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur Thursday pledged to donate their eyes -- on the occasion of National Eye Donation Day. According ... Read more...

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‘Bionic eye’ to help the blind ’see’


December 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Blind people may soon be able to regain their sight - with help of a 'bionic eye'.The recruitment process has begun for the first UK trial of the ... Read more...

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Stem cell therapy could ‘help the blind see within 6 weeks’


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Stem cells derived from spare IVF embryos left over from fertility treatment could help blind patients see within six weeks, according to a new study.The US Food and ... Read more...

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Retinal Microchip Restores Some Sight in Blind Patients


November 6th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers in Germany have recently managed to create a battery operated microchip which was able to restore visual ability in three different patients who were blind as a ... Read more...

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Potential cure for vision diseases that lead to terminal blindness found


August 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 05 (ANI): Scientists have found a possible cure for degenerative vision diseases leading to terminal blindness.The solution to cure blindness, however, may be rooted in an unconventional therapeutic approach.Scientists at ... Read more...

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New synthetic corneal implants to restore eyesight in blind patients


May 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): For patients, who have lost their sight in an accident or illness, transplantation of a plastic corneal implant could restore their ability to see.Dr. Joachim Storsberg of the ... Read more...

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Retinal implant could help restore part of vision


September 24th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a retinal implant for people who have lost their vision. The retinal prosthesis may help restore some vision ... Read more...

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Novel retinal implant to restore partial vision developed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a retinal implant for people who have lost their vision from retinitis pigmentosa or age-related macular degeneration- two of the ... Read more...

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Gene therapy improves vision in near-blind patients


April 28th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Researchers from University of Pennsylvania have successfully restored vision among patients with a rare form of congenital blindness using gene therapy.Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a group ... Read more...

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