Corneal transplant rejuvenates sight
The quality of life just improved for Joyce Cook a local resident in the Minto Street area. She underwent a groundbreaking procedure using donor tissue to replace a damaged cornea.
More here with an excellent photo of the family.Joyce, a retired nurse from Edinburgh, said the results had “completely changed” how she sees the world and has given her “more confidence” in life.She said: “The results are fantastic, I can see everything so clearly now, everything is tack sharp. It’s so good to be able to see colour so vividly again.“Faces have become so much clearer, it’s wonderful. I am now able to see my grandchildren’s faces so much more vividly.“My sight had been deteriorating for years and years, but it began getting really bad a couple of years ago and I realised that I had better stop driving, which is a great loss of independence.