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Children with Cataracts Regain Sight after Radical Stem Cell Treatment

March 10, 2016

(The Guardian) – A dozen infants who were born with cataracts have regained their sight after scientists used a radical new stem cell therapy to regenerate healthy lenses in their eyes. The children, all aged under two, are the first to receive the treatment for a condition that remains the most common cause of blindness in the world.

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