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Patient Gets Sight Back Thanks To The First Ever Skin-To-Eye Human Stem Cell Transplant

recovered_jpeg_digital_camera_3960-t2This week, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is having their annual meeting, and they are allowing a number of different research groups to present their studies and recent work in the field.

Interestingly, one of these studies includes a group of Japanese researchers that is making a huge mark in the history books with the first ever skin-to-eye stem cell transplant operation. This surgery is the first ever done on a human patient, and it successfully restored vision.

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