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Chinese boy regains sight after receiving pig's eye transplant

March 11, 2016 - Uncategorized

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A 14-year-old boy from Jiangxi, China, is able to see normally again after undergoing a successful cornea transplant operation in Guangzhou.

Doctors from Zhongshan University carried out the operation on the boy last month using part of a pig’s eye to save his sight.

The boy’s condition is stable and he’s expected to have a full recovery. His vision improved with further supervised treatment.

According to South China Morning Post, the boy lost sight in his right eye when he was injured by a firecracker. The accident took place during the Chinese New Year period, when firecrackers are commonly set off as part of the annual celebrations. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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