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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Researcher Uses Stem Cells from the Eye to Repair Damaged Corneas

Based on stem cell research he helped finish at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Indian ophthalmologist, Sayan Basu, is utilizing stem cells in a test project to restore the vision of patients with damaged corneas. The stem-cell procedure was first described only last month in the journal ‘Science Translational Medicine’ and has made […]

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By |February 4th, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments

Launching Ophthalmology in Space

With the recent successes of the European Space Agency’s landing its Rosetta probe spacecraft on a comet, there is a lot of attention and renewed enthusiasm over outer space. Since first landing on the moon in 1969, the number of studies about outer space, planets and the effects of space travel have exponentially increased. One […]

The information presented on this Site and Blog and any related links is provided for educational, informational, and entertainment purposes only. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to create a physician-patient relationship, to replace the services of a licensed, trained physician or health professional or to be a substitute for medical advice of a physician or trained health professional licensed in your state. You must never consider any of the information presented here as a substitute for consulting with your physician or health care provider for any medical conditions or concerns. Any information presented here is general information, is not medical advice, nor is it intended as advice for your personal situation. Please consult with your physician or health care provider if you have concerns about your health or suspect that you might have a problem.

By |February 2nd, 2015|Cutting Edge|0 Comments