Medical Breakthrough: Restoring Sight to the Blind
Medical Breakthrough ( Tek-THink ) – Now science can harvest stem cells from your own eyes and restore your vision. This break through promises new sight to people blinded by burns. The harvested replacement eye parts are grown in a laboratory from the original stem cells. One person blind for 50 years had their vision restored in a mater or months.
The eyes may only be the beginning. It may be that the same process will be able to grow replacement organs such as liver or hearts.