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Replacing certain cells in the retina could slow visual impairment for people with macular degeneration.
Embryonic stem cells growing in a dish can spontaneously form complex structures resembling the retina—a discovery that could one day help restore sight to the blind.
A light-sensitive polymer could offer a new way to develop artificial retinas.
A stem-cell startup aims to test neural stem cells for treating two leading causes of blindness.
A small biotech firm is the second company to start human tests of embryonic stem-cell therapy.
Web-connected cameras may help doctors detect a common eye disease.
Gene therapy can transform the visual system, even in adults.
Gene therapy to make cells sensitive to light takes a step toward clinical use.
Delivering light-sensitive proteins to the retinas of blind mice restores some vision.
A surgery-free prosthetic retina restores vision in blind mice and raises the prospects for something similar in people.