The corneal limbus is located where the cornea (labeled, at left) joins the sclera (blue area around the outside of the eye) (Image: Shutterstock)
A new understanding of eye cells may lead to a treatment for blindness (Photo: Shutterstock)
There could be new hope for people facing vision loss due to conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa or wet age-related macular degeneration. Scientists from the University of Southampton have discovered that easily-gathered corneal cells may be able to take the place of degraded retinal cells, thus preventing or curing blindness.
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