Sunday, January 6, 2013

TOTALLY BLIND MICE GET SIGHT BACK.-NEW HOPE FOR THE BLIND.

"It is the first proof  that you can take a completely blind mouse,put the cells in and reconstruct the entire  light- sensitive layer".Prof.Robert MacLaren,University of Oxford.

Prof.Pete Coffee,Institute of Opthalmology,at University College,London ,said the findings were important as they looked at the "most clinically relevant  and severe case "of blindness."This is probably what you would need to do to restore sight in a patient that has lost their vision"he said.

Source: BBC News-Health.

 

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