Blind British man in world’s first operation to deliver modified DNA to his eyes.

Two doctors look into a mega magnifier as they operate on the patients eye.
Two doctors look into a mega magnifier as they operate on the patients eye.

(Re-post from The Telegraph newspaper, UK.)

Last Thursday a 29-year old with Retinitis pigmentosa had DNA delivered to his eyes in the hope that this will affect the progress of this blinding disease.

Retinitis pigmentosa is a progressive disease which may slowly blind sufferers over decades.

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