Envisioning novel approaches for eye disease: 'The new medicine' at UC Santa Barbara

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Envisioning novel approaches for eye disease: 'The new medicine' at UC Santa Barbara

Description (University of California - Santa Barbara) By growing new retinal cells to replace those that have malfunctioned, scientists hope to one day create and fuse entire layers of fresh cells -- a synthetic patch akin to a contact lens -- as a treatment for age-related macular degeneration, the top cause of visual impairment among people over 60.
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