14-year-old regains eyesight after breakthrough treatment

14-year-old Antonio Vento regained his eyesight after a breakthrough treatment. Vento lost his eyesight after being diagnosed with dystrophic epidermolusis bullosa, a rare illness where cells do not produce enough collagen. Clarification: In a previous version of this story, we stated that a Stanford doctor developed a drug for Antonio’s skin condition. That doctor oversaw a clinical trial in which Antonio participated for his skin condition. He connected Dr. Sabater with the drug’s developer, Krystal Biotech, who then adapted the treatment for Antonio’s eyes.

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  1. Omg this is so touching and inspirational! I hope he has even happier days in his future. Technology, science and the human imagination are truly amazing

  2. Awesome! See how incredible humans can be when we use our tools (like science) for good? Let's do more of that. Less of war, etc.

  3. Im delighted for him 🥹 i wish everyone who is blind or who have lost their eyesight to regain it back.
    Vision is the most important sense a human has. I dont ever want to imagine how devastating it could be to lose it.

  4. God bless 🙌🏿 🙏🏿

  5. I wish this treatment worked for fevr my son has lost his vision due to this rare genetic disease and he hasn't seen my face since he was 2 he is now 10 years old i wish this was available for conditions like my sons

  6. Hallelujah hallelujah praise you lord almighty 🙏🏽👑

  7. ETERNITY is FOREVER! GLORY! 🙏🏼🙌🏼👏🏼❤️
    "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away."
    Revelation 21:4! 🙏🏼🙌🏼👏🏼❤️

  8. What a doll! So cute!!
    Poor baby…I hope things improve for him as he gets older. Love from Arizona sweetheart 💙💜❤