Skip to comments.Blind to be cured with stem cells
Posted on 04/19/2009 1:52:43 PM PDT by ak267
BRITISH scientists have developed the worlds first stem cell therapy to cure the most common cause of blindness. Surgeons predict it will become a routine, one-hour procedure that will be generally available in six or seven years time.
The treatment involves replacing a layer of degenerated cells with new ones created from embryonic stem cells. It was pioneered by scientists and surgeons from the Institute of Ophthalmology at University College London and Moorfields eye hospital.
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Let them remain blind.
“embryonic stem cells” = “BABY PARTS”. Are they not researching adult stem cells to cure blindness?
I have AMD, but will not consider embyronic stem cells to cure it. I’ll go blind and learn Braille>
Baby, you ain’t seen nothing. Yet. And never will.
No one know when or even if a patient will ever receive treatment or the outcome and won't for several years yet.