Katie: The Science of Seeing Again

About the Show

About the Show

Having struggled through more than 100 operations to rebuild her face since a vicious acid attack three years ago, Katie Piper has now tracked down the doctor responsible for pioneering the stem cell surgery that could truly transform her life, providing her with the only chance of seeing again through her badly damaged left eye. Exploring the ethical debate surrounding stem cell treatment, some of which involves the use or destruction of human embryos, Katie discovers the science behind stem cell technology, investigating the long term effects, the chance of success and moral considerations as she prepares to undergo this ground-breaking optical surgery.


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