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To: wagglebee

This is the real deal...I am a cornea doctor, and this is of great interest and promise.....the Japanese have pioneered this type of work

One of the biggest problems we have in the US, is getting approval from the FDA to do this.

Other hurdles to overcome include laboratory support, sterility of tissue to be transplanted, and cost, cost, cost.


5 posted on 04/18/2007 5:55:02 PM PDT by fahraint (git theah fuhstest with the mostest)
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To: fahraint
This is the real deal...I am a cornea doctor, and this is of great interest and promise.....the Japanese have pioneered this type of work

The story doesn't mention immunosuppressant drugs, but since it involves transplants from other donors, can we assume it does?

10 posted on 04/18/2007 11:57:43 PM PDT by neverdem (May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows that you're dead.)
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To: fahraint

I wonder if it would help in the case of macular degeneration?


11 posted on 04/19/2007 12:13:37 AM PDT by spotbust1 (Procrastinators of the world unite . . . . .tomorrow!!!)
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