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Archive for Ophthalmology


Making Gene Therapy History

There's now an FDA-approved gene therapy drug for inherited blindness. Meet the first patient in the United States to receive it, Jack Hogan, and his care team from Mass. Eye and Ear. 

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Patient Stories

Tackling Stevens Johnson Syndrome

When Katie Niemeyer was 16 years old, she had an extreme reaction to a new medication — leading to a diagnosis of Stevens Johnson Syndrome. Within days, she was hospitalized with second and third degree burns covering her entire body and given only a 50 percent chance to live. Today, she supports Mass. Eye and Ear research to tackle the devastating disease.

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