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At First Sight

A visit with Kristina Narfström, Professor, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

By Sean Powers
Published: - Topics: vision eyes retina animals testing

Preventing Blindness

Topics: photoreceptor vitamins

Narfström discusses various treatment measures for blindness. The prevention of photoreceptor death, she says, can be treated with different proteins and vitamins, or new cells may be inserted in the retina to replace the dying cells.