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Submission + - Sight Restored to Blind with Gene Therapy (

An anonymous reader writes: Looks like we found a cure for genetic blindness. This gene therapy treatment increases both cone and rod photoreceptor-based vision. These engineered viruses are implanted to do our bidding to restore vision. Clinical trials proved the therapy and didn't find any notable side effects. Crazy huh?

Scientific Abstract from Clinical Trial —
Scientific Abstract for the Therapy —
Full Scientific Paper for the Therapy —

Video feature on ABC —

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Sight Restored to Blind with Gene Therapy

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So... did you ever wonder, do garbagemen take showers before they go to work?