Treatment for blindness challenges eye orthodoxy

Dayton, L.
March 1992
New Scientist;3/21/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1813, p21
Reports on a new treatment for macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in developed countries. What takes place in macular degeneration; Number of people affected; Approach developed by researchers at the University of Sydney.


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