retinitis pigmentosa

“Chief” planner and strategist in the battle against blindness inaugurates a new fortress in western India!

Nothing gives more joy to the man to whom eradication of blindness is the dream, vision and purpose of life than the opening of a new vision care facility and the joy becomes boundless when the new initiative is by an old student and friend of Sankara Nethralaya, driven by the same value sets and […]

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Sankara Nethralaya takes a huge forward step in treating ‘irreversible blindness’

Scientists have successfully grown stem cells isolated from cadaveric human eyes in the lab. Hema Vijay explains that one day, a patient’s own stem cells from the eye could be used as a source of donor cells to cure retinal blindness. It is a huge step forward in the challenging path leading up to the […]

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