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Sight restored using artificial corneas
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:34 am 
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Biosynthetic artificial corneas created from human collagen have been used to restore vision in partially-blind patients.

The implants led to a significant improvement in six out of 10 individuals after two years, said researchers.

Patients' own eye tissue grew into the grafts and nerves regenerated themselves. more


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