Lost Sight: True Survival Stories (Powerful Medicine)

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- A father who was blind has an eye tissue transplant that lets him see for the first time.
- A man whose own body attacked parts of his eye receives artificial coreneascorneas and is able to see again..
- A musician with faulty cells in the retinas of his eyes is given gene therapy to correct his failing vision.

That's powerful medicine!

Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who underwent amazing treatments to regain their sight. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to improve the lives of patients who lost the power to see. You'll also find tips on eye safety, as well as vivid descriptions of the eye's many parts and how they work together.

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Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who survived life-threatening heart problems. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to save patients with weak or damaged hearts. You'll also learn tips for heart health, as well as fascinating facts about the heart's different sections and how they aid the body.

About the Author:

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant.

Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children's Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist.

Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English's (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links.

Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.

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