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New eye drops can dissolve cataracts without the need for surgery

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A revolutionary new treatment is allowing cataract suffers to be cured without the need for surgery.

According to Science magazine, as well as Justine Alford at IFLScience, a new compound is proving successful in dissolving cataracts, which are caused by a buildup of excess lens proteins called crystallins form on the surface of the eye.

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Following on from our earlier story of Dr. Sanduk Riut, who has restored sight to over 100,000 people in Nepal, it seems as it the future already looks a lot brighter for worldwide suffers of the condition. This is especially noteable for those who cannot afford the expensive surgery.

This work is the result of a collaboration between the University of California, San Francisco, the University of Michigan, and Washington University in St. Louis. Read the original source article.

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  1. Bouras Driss

    October 10, 2016 at 1:14 pm

    Thank you for sharing this, any one here tried it?

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