The first successful transplant of retinal scientists conducted the monkey with retinitis pigmentosa. In this disease there is considerable loss of vision and even blindness.
Experts in the laboratory have grown the retina. As the basis used stem cells modified with the help of medical technology. As a result, the scientists managed to create a full organ that perceives light.
Transplant retina the monkey was successful. The animal had the opportunity to see you again. Now scientists plan carrying out of operations on volunteers with incurable forms of blindness. There are high chances that the new technique will help to restore sight to thousands of blind people.