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An Implant Made From Pig Skin Restored 19 People’s Eyesight in Recent Trial

The implant developed by scientists from Linköping University.Photo: Thor Balkhed/Linköping UniversityA team of scientists say they’ve found a new way to help people with damaged corneas: bioengineered implants created from pig skin. In findings from a small clinical trial published this month, the implants were shown to restore people’s eyesight for up to two years, including in those who were legally blind. Should it continue to show promise, the technology may one day provide a mass-produced alternative to donated