Would like info for corneal, eye transplant or microchip to restore
Would like info for corneal, eye transplant or microchip to restore limited vision. I found my sister after searching for her for 30 years. She was born with limited vision in only one eye, which became progressively worse over time. She is now totally blind and I m wondering if there is any possibility of her receiving a corneal or eye transplant so that she can have at least partial vision. I read about the success of microchip implantation (beneath the retina ), and would like know where this type of surgery is available. My sister is a healthy and independent 60 year old. Thank you..
corneal transplantation is done if only cornea is having problem.it will not help if retina problem is there.Microchips are still under research and costly too.ITS BETTER THAT CONSULT ANY GOOD EYE INSTITUTE AND TAKE ADVICE OF LOW VISION UNIT AND REHABILITATION CENTRE.
Sir, left side eye is totoaly vision less and now turned white previously in the age of 11 years vision becoming low day by day. at the age 15 years eye became totoaly vision less now it is some prominent in apperance. please suggest us that can it be transplanted with vision or without vision. if it can be transplanted than how it can be arranged. Thanking you. Regards Ms Gurpreet Kaur Age 24, Chandigarh. 09023981771
I have a childhood condition from Roseola . I had many eye straightening operations on my left ey and my vision is over 20/300. I was wondering if mondern medicine has come up with a complete eye transplant to restore sight in the eye? I can only see the first letter in the eye chart with one eye and the other eye has great vision. Let me know if they came up with a solution to my problem. thanks, Russ
Hello, My boyfriend has Macro telangectasia and we are wanting to know if this disease will take his eye sight in both eyes? He is legally blind in the left eye and is 1/3 blind in the other eye and we were told there is no cure and that it is from both of his parents having the same gene and now because of that he is going blind. Do you know if the right eye with only 1/3 of the sight gone might stop progressing possibly or will it continue till he is blind since he already has it in that eye too. Can you give us any good news on this instead of all negative news. We have been told that he will probably go blind in both eyes and there is no cure but we would like to know if he could have an eye transplant and be able to see again? He already has so many other things like diabetes and he is losing weight and trying to get the sugers in control and I dont want to see anything else go wrong for him as he might give up. He also has arthritis in his tailbone so you can see why I would like to know if he can get an eye transplant as he is only 60 yrs old and doesnt deserve this. He has worked hard all his life and this is not fair for him to have t go through all of this. I feel so bad and cant help him as I dont know what to do for him. Sincerely Andrea and Curtis
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Hello doctor, My name is sameer, i am 29 and live in UAE (middel east), my problem is i am increasing weight very rapidly, i had 2 surgerys in 3 months (starting from december 2010 to feburary 2011) for Tonsils and Nose at that time my last weight scan was 78.9 KG, today my weight has exceeded 86 kg, where as my height is 169 cm, through out the day my body needs high dose of sugar, if i dont take sugar (candys, especially chocolates) i feel shevering, lifeless legs, low vision, pain in my legs, and sleepy. When i have sugar suppliment i get normal. I had all the tests including Thiroyd, T3, T4, urine, sugar, cholostrol, all tests are normal except fat on liver. doctors dont understand the homocide. could it be Type ll Dibaties? What medicen should i use