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(Freethink)   Eye implant made from pig skin reverses blindness in 14 people, three of whom had 20/20 vision after the transplant   (freethink.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Cornea, Eye, Corneal transplantation, Surgery, artificial cornea, Ophthalmology, Collagen, Organ transplant  
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472 clicks; posted to STEM » and Main » on 16 Aug 2022 at 3:11 PM (24 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-08-16 2:46:03 PM  
Nice to see what medicine can accomplish when it's actually put to work improving human lives.
 
2022-08-16 3:05:26 PM  
Just in time for football season.
 
2022-08-16 3:15:22 PM  
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2022-08-16 3:18:57 PM  
In a pig's eye!
 
2022-08-16 3:19:01 PM  

AlgaeRancher: Nice to see what medicine can accomplish when it's actually put to work improving human lives.


you just know the conspiracy theorists will go full bore on this being something about human/pig hybrids.
 
2022-08-16 5:16:33 PM  
The process is intended to thicken the cornea, which I would find helpful as my right eye's cornea is rather thin and is constantly warping to new shapes.
 
2022-08-17 4:56:02 AM  

phedex: AlgaeRancher: Nice to see what medicine can accomplish when it's actually put to work improving human lives.

you just know the conspiracy theorists will go full bore on this being something about human/pig hybrids.


Meh - they elected Trump - they're obviously fine with porcine-amercans
 
2022-08-17 11:30:08 AM  
Nurse: Why does the surgeon keep saying "Are you ready for some football?!" Every time she does a surgery?
 
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