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Reversing Blindness

Vanna started to notice a change in her vision. Six months later, she was legally blind. But Vanna never lost hope, and enrolled in an experimental clinical trial. Her doctors injected stem cells from her hip into her optic nerve. Afterwards, she started to regain her vision. Amazingly, Vanna can now see. This is the story of reversing blindness.
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Episode 1
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Episode 2
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Episode 3
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Episode 4
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Episode 5
Vanna was legally blind. Now she can see. Hear her inspiring story and meet the amazing doctors who gave her back her sight. »
Episode 6
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