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Cornea Connect 2019

#CorneaConnect was a fantastic day discussing aniridia with medical researchers and patients at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital. It aimed to bring aniridia patients together with scientists and clinicians in the Cells For Sight team, to learn about cornea research and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Cornea tattoos

Recent press and meeting reports  have described corneal tattooing as a potential solution for poor vision caused by injuries to or disease of the iris, up to and including total aniridia. It is probably important to realise at the start that corneal tattooing … Continue reading

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