Gene Therapy For Rp

Retina Foundation to Conduct First Optogenetics Gene Therapy Clinical Trial

First-in-human trial of a new gene therapy that seeks to restore sight for patients affected with retinitis pigmentosa (Dallas, Texas – August 25, 2015)  The Retina Foundation of the Southwest announced today that it will be the initial site in …

Macular Degeneration Stem Cell Clinical Trial (530×354)

Macular Degeneration Stem Cell Clinical Trial Results Allow for Phase II Expansion

(Dallas, TX- July 2015) – After the release of promising results from the StemCells, Inc. Phase I/II clinical trial on the safety and efficacy of their proprietary human neural stem cells for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration, the …

635534003210300008 Argus Ii Retinal Prosthesis System

New Technology Gives ‘Second Sight’ to the Blind

September 23, 2014 The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis system uses a tiny camera mounted on what looks like sunglasses, which sends a wireless signal to electrodes implanted on the retina. DALLAS — Relying on a guide to walk down a …

Iphone Myretinatracker

An iPhone App to Monitor Eye Disease

By Lauren Silverman • May 15, 2013 You can use your iPhone to play games, find restaurants, even friends. Now, some people in North Texas are using their iPhones to prevent blindness. There’s a tiny part of your retina – …