Tag: sight

Implanted Tooth Helps Blind US Woman Recover Sight

Posted on: Oct 14, 2009

MIAMI (AFP) – A 60-year-old US grandmother, blind for nearly a decade, has recovered her sight after surgeons implanted a tooth in her eye as a base to hold a tiny plastic lens, her doctors said Wednesday.

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Natural Compound Stops Diabetic Retinopathy

Posted on: Jul 13, 2009

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have found a way to use a natural compound to stop one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. The research appears online this month in the journal Diabetes, a publication of the American Diabetes Association. The discovery of the compound’s function in […]

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