How a Tiny Patch is Helping Restore Lasting Vision

Photo of retinal implant
February 11, 2022

When Anna Kuehl began losing her vision, she feared losing the ability to read and go on long walks in nature—two of her favorite pastimes. Anna had been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in the US. She lost the central vision in her left eye, which meant she could no longer make out people’s faces clearly, drive a car, or read the time on her watch.

But a clinical trial funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) helped change that. And now, new data from that trial shows the treatment appears to be long lasting.

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