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Retinitis Pigmentosa and Stem Cells: New Clinical Trial

At University of California Irvine (UCI) are seeking participants to be enrolled in the first clinical trial to test the use of retinal progenitor stem-cells to treat retinitis pigmentosa. This trial is an open-label phase 1/2a trial, designed to evaluate the safety of the retinal progenitor cells injected into the […]

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Corneal Stem Cells Transplant

Staminal cells transplant today offers the possibility to cure some corneal diseases. In the future it will probably be possible to treat retina disease as well: research here is still at an initial phase. Several patients can benefit from staminal cells transplant: People with damaged corneal epithelium caused by acid, […]

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Eye Doctor Milan

Eye Doctor in Milan in an Innovative Eye Clinic After spending many years in Usa, Dr. Federico Badalà has been the first eye doctor to introduce in Milan innovative eye surgery in the field of corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, maculopathy treatment and cure of glaucoma. Our Eye center in Milan […]

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Minimally Invasive Maculopathy surgery

Maculopathy surgery procedures Maculopathy laser treatment is used to cure exudative maculopathy. Minimally invasive maculopathy surgery. Laser therapy uses a concentrated ray of light to destroy neoformed vessels typical of exudative maculopathy, from which liquid comes out. This treatment is performed as outpatient, using eye drops as anaesthetic. If neovessels […]

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Experimental Therapies

There is a huge research for maculopathy. Even stem cells have been tried for maculopathy, with no success yet. Researchers are studying INTEGRINE antagonists, and, through nanotechnologic platforms, cellular systems able to release intraocular medications (microimplants). Slow release medications are currently at study, in order to avoid repeating injections inside […]

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Eye Anatomy

The eye is composed of several parts: cornea, iris, pupil, lens, corpus vitreum, retina, macula, uvea, optic nerve. Eye anatomy is displayed below. Learning eye anatomy is fundamental to truly understand how the eye works. Eye structure is complex and has a fragile balance. The eye is composed of several […]

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