Can The Optic Nerve Regenerate Itself?

Submitted by dave on Sat, 06/20/2009 - 8:05pm

“The recent discovery that the hippocampus is able to generate new neurons throughout a human’s lifespan has changed the way we think about the mechanisms of psychiatric disorders and drug addiction,” says Wen Jian and colleagues in a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in 2005.

The body's capacity to regenerate always surprises us. Personally, I am confident that the optic nerve can naturally regenerate itself.


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