Bioprinted Corneas Are Nearly Ready for Human Trials, Says Startup

Supply, Meet Demand

The world’s need for donor organs and tissues far exceeds our supply — but that might not be the case for long.

Researchers across the globe are exploring way to 3D print everything from hearts to lungs. These artificial organs have thus far remained relegated to labs, but one startup claims it’s almost ready for human trials of what could prove to be the first 3D-printed body part to go mainstream: the cornea.

Precisely Positioned

The cornea is a thin piece of transparent tissue on the front of the eye that Lees verder

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