A team led by University of California San Diego molecular biologist Ling Zhao may have found a long hoped-for treatment for cataracts that doesn't involve invasive surgery, Science Magazine reports.
Cataracts currently affect tens of millions of people around the world and cloud the vision of around 17 percent of Americans over the age of 40.
Right now their only hope is surgery. But now, a team of scientists and ophthalmologists at UC San Diego has tested a solution in dogs that may be able to dissolve the cataract right out of the eye’s lens.
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