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Friday, 18 September 2009

Blind Woman Sees After 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.

Cutting-edge surgery can restore eyesight with an implant from a tooth.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).

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