In a breakthrough for the effort to cure blindness, researchers at the University of Cambridge have used an inkjet printer to print living retinal cells for the first time. The cells could be built up and used to replace defective eye tissue. Professor Keith Martin from Cambridge’s neuroscience department is hopeful the development will bring them one step closer to treating retinal diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.


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  1. […] 5.) 3D Printing is revolutionizing the manufacture of all products. From Eyeballs to houses, coupled with lowered pricing, the average joe can purchase a printer and make their own eyewear at home. (See 3D Printed Retina Cells) […]

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