Limbal stem cell deficiency is a cause of corneal blindness. Transplantation of limbal cells from the contralateral eye can provide good results. Allogeneic limbal stem cells from cadaveric donors, expanded ex vivo is also being investigated in clinical trials.
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- Stem cellStem cells are self-renewing cells that have the potential to become multiple different cell types in the body. Stem cells are found in developing embryos. Adult stem cells maintain and repair tissues throughout life. Induced pluripotent stem cells are a type of stem cell derived from adult cells that are reprogrammed in the lab.