A chance for better sight
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A chance for better sight

By Miriam

A few years ago I was told I needed a corneal transplant, and was placed on the waiting list. I had no idea how long the wait would be, but hoped it would not be too long, as my husband was already registered as being legally blind. I saw the surgeon again six months later, and was told it shouldn't be too long to wait.

Two weeks later, I had the call to attend the hospital for surgery and the operation went well. It is impossible to stress how grateful we both are for the gift of a cornea, and the surgeon tells me the graft is looking good. I'm told the sight in that eye will continue to improve for about two years.

Many thanks once again to the donor and family who made my transplant possible.