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A faulty lens caused a woman to believe she was going blind

A woman had a cataract operation to improve her vision. Faulty material used in the packaging of the lenses (used to replace the patients own lenses) resulted in calcium build up and hence vision impairment. The woman thought she was going blind for a year until the problem was addressed.

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About: A faulty lens caused a woman to believe she was going blind

Date: 26 May 2004

Source: BBC News

Author: David Fuller

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/dorset/3749631.stm

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