3D-printed replacement cornea a reality

A new company, Precise Bio, will be creating 3D-printed products for human eyes, including corneas. With almost 10 million people suffering from corneal blindness, these artificially manufactured corneas would greatly reduce the supply limitations that go along with transplant waiting lists. Bioprinters utilize layers of cells and biocompatible materials to print form tissue unlike traditional […]

Fuchs dystrophy linked to free radical damage

A study published in the American Journal of Pathology identifies free radicals as the culprits behind the progression of this inherited corneal disease.

Artificial corneal transplants restore vision

By inserting a collagen implant into the eye, scientists have devloped a way for a person’s own natural corneal cells to regrow and thus restore vision.