Patients regain sight with experimental stem cell treatment

Patients regain sight with experimental stem cell treatment

Nearly three years ago, 86-year-old Douglas Waters developed severe vision problems. He was diagnosed with severe wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a chronic eye disease that causes blurred vision or a blind spot, in July 2015. Three months later, he was one of two people to receive an experimental new treatment with stem cells as part of a clinical trial at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. "In the months before the operation my sight was really poor and I couldn't see anything out of my right eye," Waters said in a statement. "I was struggling to see things clearly, even...

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