Restoring Sight

The power of medicine saves a newborn's sight in the nick of time.
2:01 | 10/24/11

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The power of medicine -- the parents love in this case in new mom and dad faced with -- risky decision at a race against the clock but their baby was born line. Produced Louisiana couple she was precious -- moment she arrived little Georgie Kate but they also remember that moment when the brand new baby opened her eyes for the first time. It was say -- all be elements like a field McNabb looked nurse's -- It's not right what Barack it. At first doctors to know they were looking -- -- or in the hospital that was probably the worst three days. Ally it was just the scariest. Just had no clue what we're anti and we knew what we're facing the pediatric ophthalmologist payment that she needs corneal transplants. And if you voted or she will be -- To educate couldn't see doctors diagnosed her with an extremely rare condition -- anomaly it's called only three in 100000 babies -- -- Born with the cornea and the lanes in each lie attached to one another. Just nine days after she was born doctors at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston who convinced that the only way to fix this was a corneal transplant. And they told the parents' time with precious. That clock begins ticking and that. Our -- it takes awhile for the brain to really learn to use the guy because doctors say the beginning there's a small window of time before baby's eyes and a baby's brain start working together. But usually start at six weeks old. Doctors said they needed to do the transplant immediately it -- they did. It would debate He came out of it. This is. It was like a -- slips and -- we took that -- top and she just. It would not stop looking -- editing news. And this was Georgie Kate just this weekend days after getting -- -- stitches out public dads say they've been making a spectacle of themselves. When the -- -- baby girl. At. Every time public since not -- It you know and other parents -- pilot had a fight. Okay.

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