True Survival StoriesBook - 2011
• A father who was blind has an eye tissue transplant that lets him see for the first time.
• A man whose own body attacked parts of his eye receives artificial coreneascorneas and is able to see again..
• A musician with faulty cells in the retinas of his eyes is given gene therapy to correct his failing vision.
That’s powerful medicine!
Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who underwent amazing treatments to regain their sight. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to improve the lives of patients who lost the power to see. You’ll also find tips on eye safety, as well as vivid descriptions of the eye’s many parts and how they work together.
Offers true stories of people with visual impairments, along with information on the eye and its functions and treatments doctors are using to restore vision.