New Gene Therapy Holds Blindness At Bay

New Gene Therapy Holds Blindness At Bay

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blind-glasses-implantSurgeons in Oxford have used a gene therapy technique to improve the vision of six patients who would otherwise have gone blind.

The operation involved inserting a gene into the eye, a treatment that revived light-detecting cells.

The doctors involved believe that the treatment could in time be used to treat common forms of blindness.

(READ the story – or watch the video –watch the video – from the BBC)

 

Thanks to Andrew N. for submitting the link!

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