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Old May 7 2011, 03:03 AM   #1
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2cent Shellperson in Real Life kina

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I know that something they used didn't stay put, but then this is how the BB program got going.
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It is amazing what they can do today, Leads for hope for tomorrow! My sister is looking at needing another cornea transplant on her other eye, She had the first eye done about 10 years ago and all went very well. her vision in her second eye is down to 20/200 with contacts and glasses. Another family member (brother) has also had one transplant done and is not far from needing his other eye done as well. His was done way back in the mid eighties.
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It is amazing what they can do today, Leads for hope for tomorrow! My sister is looking at needing another cornea transplant on her other eye, She had the first eye done about 10 years ago and all went very well. her vision in her second eye is down to 20/200 with contacts and glasses. Another family member (brother) has also had one transplant done and is not far from needing his other eye done as well. His was done way back in the mid eighties.
If my mom's cornea could aided me, at the time of her death, and we matched but at that time, I didn't have the cataract and other problems till much later. I hope things got well for you and yours.
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My sister has to have the cataract surgery before they will do the cornea transplant. That is coming up in a week or so. The transplant won't be for at least a year or so after that, if they will do it.
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http://ow.ly/4VNU7 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...511075028.htm#
Take Control of a Wheelchair With a Steady Jaw and a Wink

Read this and I thought of Tia from Ship Who Search, before she became a shell person.

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Successful First Test Drive of 'Sighted' Wheelchair
ScienceDaily (May 16, 2011) — Research on an electric wheelchair that can sense it´s environment and transmit information to a person who is visually impaired, has been tested at Luleå University of Technology.

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What that makes me think of is the gizmo in The Ship Who Searched that Tia's doctor, the paraplegic, was testing out.
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What that makes me think of is the gizmo in The Ship Who Searched that Tia's doctor, the paraplegic, was testing out.
Sorry to take so long to get back, but yes, now that you posted it dose remind me of that,
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