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Keratoprosthesis-Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Just Want to Talk, Jul 15, 2011

Imagine a life of darkness. A life without sight. That was reality for the woman you're about to meet. She lost her vision more than 30 years ago; the result of a severe allergic reaction to medications. Repeated attempts to restore her vision with human corneal transplants failed. Then she went to Mayo Clinic, where doctors performed a very rare and complex operation.

Tags: tech, Keratoprosthesis, Matthew Clark PhD, Medical Edge, ophthalmology

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