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Luxturna is delivered via two injections - one for each eye - that replace the defective gene that prevents the retina, tissue at the back of the eye, from converting light into electronic signals sent to the brain.
If patients still have some viable retinal cells, the treatment restores production of a protein that converts light to an electrical signal in the retina.
The smartphone du jour starts at $999; new features include a 5.8-inch super retina display with OLED screen and facial-recognition.
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.
Behind the retina is a part of the eye called the choroid.
Kash Pressley was born with ocular albinism, an eye condition that reduces the coloring of the iris and retina.
Once a patient has lost too many cells in the retina, even the gene therapy treatment likely will not help, doctors at the hearing agreed.
The researchers imaged the retinas of the subjects.
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