Read More:
Gene Therapy 'Could Be Used to Treat Blindness'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25718064
"The operation involved inserting a gene into the eye, a treatment that revived light-detecting cells."

Beta-Carotene and Vitamin A
http://www.elmhurst.edu/~chm/vchembook/532vitaminA.html
"Beta-carotene is the molecule that gives carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, and other yellow or orange vegetables their orange color."

Gene Therapy Used in a Bid to Save a Man's Sight
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-15446912
"Researchers in Oxford have treated a man with an advanced gene therapy technique to prevent him from losing his sight."

Gene Therapy Restores Vision in a Canine Model of Childhood Blindness
http://www.keithwatamura.com/_PDFs/2001_RPE65_NG.pdf
"The relationship between the neurosensory photoreceptors and the adjacent retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) controls not only normal retinal function, but also the pathogenesis of hereditary retinal degenerations."

Sight Seen: Gene Therapy Restores Vision in Both Eyes
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=gene-therapy-blindness
"Two doses of gene therapy restore vision to three women who were born nearly blind."

Gene Therapy Arrives at the Macula
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)60033-7/fulltext
Until recently, retinal degeneration secondary to genetic mutations has been thought to be incurable."

Watch More:
What Is Gene Therapy?
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-454-gene-therapy
TestTube Wild Card
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-462-cool-sound-waves?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT
Bionic Eye Cures Blindness
http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-156-bionic-eye-cures-blindness

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