Lost Sight: True Survival Stories (Powerful Medicine)

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9780822587019: Lost Sight: True Survival Stories (Powerful Medicine)

* 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.

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Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children on a variety of science topics, a nationally known science education consultant, and a former elementary science teacher. She lives in Amberley, New Zealand.

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