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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.
Researchers grow neurons on a photosensitive polymer hybrid.
A surgery-free prosthetic retina restores vision in blind mice and raises the prospects for something similar in people.
A stem-cell startup aims to test neural stem cells for treating two leading causes of blindness.
Human embryonic stem cells can be coaxed into three-dimensional structures of retinal cells.
Photoreceptors created from induced pluripotent stem cells.
Implants may be commonplace in only a couple of years.
Advanced Cell Technology will seek approval for human trials of its treatment for vision loss.
A new device may help restore sight for people with severe macular degeneration.
Researchers stimulate the growth of new retinal cells in mice.