A Groundbreaking Stem Cell Treatment Just Prevented a Woman From Going Blind

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Age-related macular degeneration affects 10 million people in the U.S., and is the most common cause of vision loss.

Assessing the impact of stress in age-related macular degeneration

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress.

Stem cell trial aims to cure blindness

Posted in Medicine on 29th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Surgeons in London have carried out a pioneering human embryonic stem cell operation in an ongoing trial to find a cure for blindness for many patients.

Age-related macular degeneration patient receives bionic eye transplant

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System is designed to stimulate remaining retinal cells, allowing them to obtain useful visual information.