Blind Woman Sees With ‘Tooth-in-Eye’ Surgery

Blind Woman Sees With 'Tooth-in-Eye' SurgeryCurated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from ABC News

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“Forget about an eye for an eye — doctors in Florida have taken a blindwoman’s tooth, and used it to help restore her vision…”

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This is a story from ABC news on a rare case.  A blind woman had a condition so unusual that the researchers in the article built her a new eye.  Part of the process was using the unique organic material in one of her teeth to aid naturally in forming the eye structure.  The article relates the technical approach used for this unusual surgery.

Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, Sedation and General Dentistry, Denton, TX