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New Hope for Saving Eyesight

Grades:

9 |

Subject:

technology |

Date:

June 08, 2009

Files:

This lesson looks at a new medical advance in which medical researchers at the University of New South Wales have been able to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease by using the patient’s own stem cells cultured on a simple contact lens. There are two videos associaed with the lesson plan: New Hope for Saving Eyesight and Curing Blindness Contact Lenses
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