Surgeons Save Teen’s Sight Using Pioneering Laser Surgery


UK eye surgeons have saved the sight of a 16-year-old boy using laser treatment inspired by “tongue and groove” floor boards. James Bowden was facing blindness after suffering from an eye condition called Keratoconus, which occurs when the cornea of the eye becomes cone-shaped as a result of thinning layers near the center of the eye. The condition is progressive and usually begins at puberty, causing blurred sight, double vision and even blindness. The seriousness of Bowden’s condition was extremely rare at his age… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)