Stem cells to replace the optic nerve.

Eye (Lond). 2004 Nov;18(11):1085-8

Authors: Quigley HA, Iglesia DS

Methods that exist now and that might be developed are suggested to replace retinal ganglion cells and their axons in the optic nerve, ultimately to re-establish functional vision in eyes blind from glaucoma.

PMID: 15534593 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]