visual improvement

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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Deaf adults ’see better’ than hearing people

November 11th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new research at the University of Sheffield has revealed that deaf adults can react more quickly to visual cues than those who can hear well.Dr Charlotte Codina, ... Read more...

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Gene therapy improves vision for as long as one year

August 13th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Three patients, who received gene therapy for an inherited form of blindness, continued having vision improvements even after a year, a new study has revealed.This is the ... Read more...

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Retina transplants benefit patients with retinal degeneration

July 11th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Retina cell transplantation has shown promising outcomes in patients with retinal degeneration, say researchers.In the study led by Dr. Norman D. Radtke of University of Louisville, Ky., ... Read more...

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