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Lust for Sight, directed by Manuel von Stürler (U.S. premiere) Manuel von Stürler is a Swiss filmmaker with macular degeneration.
Her own work has implicated mitochondrial defects in macular degeneration, indicating a possible connection between vision loss in that disease and glucose starvation.
Effective treatments for macular degeneration and other problems that affect the delicate light-sensitive retina at the back of the eye have proven to be much more elusive.
Melgen, a wealthy ophthalmologist from Florida, treated patients suffering from macular degeneration with a drug called Lucentis.
Genes to the rescue Last March, a Japanese team published encouraging results from an experimental procedure in which a woman with macular degeneration was given transplants of stem cells derived from cells from her own skin.
Diseases that cause such loss include macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, Thorogood said.
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