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Stem Cells Restore Sight-ScienceDaily

Postby wolfhnd on June 6th, 2009, 1:08 am 

Stem Cells Cultured On Contact Lens Restore Sight In Patients With Blinding Corneal Disease

ScienceDaily (June 5, 2009) — In a world-first breakthrough, University of New South Wales (UNSW) medical researchers have used stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.

Sight was significantly improved within weeks of the procedure, which is simple, inexpensive and requires a minimal hospital stay.

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