A freak accident on the job nearly cost industrial machinist Jeff Strayer his vision. Thanks to quick action by his coworkers, the almost-magical properties of placenta tissue, and a skilled ophthalmologist, the 53-year-old is back to work and seeing 20/20.
Cornea transplants are the most common use of donated eye tissue. But it is important to remember that other parts of the eye are equally vital in the mission to save sight.
Light-colored rings around the iris can be common, but one case temporarily stumped doctors — until they diagnosed a rare condition.
Rapidly progressing keratoconus threatened to rob James Caffrey of all he had accomplished. After J. Bradley Randleman, MD, performed corneal collagen cross-linking, James' vision was saved, keeping him in the game.
Sports are one of the leading causes of eye injuries. Should professional athletes have to wear eye protection?
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