Blind Woman Sees With 'Tooth-in-Eye' Surgery

Forget about an eye for an eye -- doctors in Florida have taken a blind woman's tooth, and used it to help restore her vision. A team of specialists at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine announced Wednesday that they are the first surgeons in the United States to restore a person's sight by using a tooth. The procedure is formally called modified osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (or MOOKP). Sharron "Kay" Thornton, 60, went blind nine years ago from a rare disorder called...Full Story
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