Tag Archives: Eyes

Transplanting stem cells from donors' eyes could 'cure blindness'

Transplanting stem cells from donors’ eyes could ‘cure blindness’ after a world first study saw patients improve their vision in just 18 months Study of 16 people with limbal stem cell deficiency – severely reduces vision Transplant improved vision, reduced pain and lessened light sensitivity Although early days, the ‘promising’ study shows ‘potential for stem… Read More »

Mass General eyes $1B expansion

Dive Brief: Massachusetts General Hospital is planning a $ 1 billion addition to its campus in downtown Boston, The Boston Globe reports. The proposed construction — thought to be the largest ever undertaken by a hospital in the state — includes two connected 12-story towers with private patient rooms, a cardiac center, cancer center, operating rooms… Read More »

New Smart Glasses Adapt To Your Eyes

New Smart Glasses Adapt To Your Eyes by StePapa On average, four out of ten people in the western world suffer from some form of vision impairment, like myopia or astigmatism, which are the most common. In the United States alone, 9.6 million people suffer from myopia. In most cases, those eyesight issues havecome as a… Read More »