New stem cell transplant trialled for dry AMD

Posted: Monday 09 April 2018 at 10:35

A new stem cell implant could improve vision in people with sight loss caused by dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), new research suggests.

A US study has found that when implanted at the back of the eye in people with dry AMD, the patch improved or stabilised vision.

In a study published in Science Translational Medicine