Graham’s story of life with aniridia and stem cell treatment

Graham has written a blog post about growing up in the UK with aniridia and losing sight due to glaucoma/cataracts.

He also writes about the recent initial success at restoring some sight by transplanting stem cells that began in his mouth, on to his cornea. He says “the eye is getting better every day”.

This operation was performed by Samer Hamada at Queen Victoria Hospital.

How much improvement there is and how long it lasts will have to be monitored.

Read Graham’s story about life with aniridia and treatment of related conditions.

About Aniridia Network

A charity support group for people with the genetic visual impairment aniridia and their families in the UK and Ireland. Our vision is that people with/associated with aniridia are hopeful, confident, supported and well informed regarding aniridia. Founded in 2000. First registered as a charity in 2011 and fully in 2018.
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