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The Latest RP Treatment Options In 2021

RP is one of the most common forms of inherited retinal degeneration which causes visual deficiency leading to blindness. The current treatment options include stem cell therapy, gene therapy, serum and nerve growth factor injection, stem cell activation (StemActiv), visual prosthesis, etc. Stem Cell Therapy: Stem cell therapy can potentially replace degenerate photoreceptors and retinal cells. When placed in the appropriate tissue niche, these stem cells not only survive but differentiate into critical retinal cells and photoreceptors. Further studies are needed to optimize ... Read more