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Gene therapy could help those with macular degeneration

A pioneering new treatment is giving is new hope for those with macular degeneration, a form of blindness that affects hundreds of thousands of elderly people in Britain.

The first trials could take place next year following a clinical study that showed gene therapy improved the vision of patients with a much rarer form of eye disease.

Pallab Ghosh reports.

  • 28 Apr 2016
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