Eye Surgery

  • Boucher ruled out of England tour July 10, 2012

    London: South Africa wicketkeeper Mark Boucher will return home after suffering an eye injury during the first day of the Proteas' tour opener against English county Somerset, his team confirmed on Tuesday. The 35yearold had to undergo surgery on a "laceration" to the white of the left eyeball on Monday night...
  • Boucher to undergo eye surgery July 10, 2012

    Taunton, England: South Africa's cricket team says wicketkeeper Mark Boucher will undergo eye surgery after being struck by a bail on the opening day of a tour match against Somerset County Cricket Club. The injury occurred Monday when Somerset batsman Gemaal Hussain was bowled by Imran Tahir and the bail was...
  • 13/7 accused had eye surgery to dodge ATS May 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Do you think you can elude the cops by getting rid of your glasses? Twenty sixyearold Wakas Ibrahim Shaikh, an accused in the 13/7 terror blasts case, definitely thinks so. He allegedly underwent a laser operation to get rid of his glasses, in a bid to disguise his look...
  • Pay Rs 1 lakh to 66 for botched eye surgery: HC November 16, 2011

    CHENNAI: Three years after 66 villagers from Villupuram lost their vision after attending a free cataract surgery camp, held at the Perambalur unit of Tiruchybased Joseph Eye Hospital, the Madras High Court has directed the hospital, to pay an interim compensation of Rs 1 lakh to each of the villagers....
  • Raima Sen undergoes corrective eye surgery August 16, 2010

    Raima Sen has undergone eye surgery. On Thursday, the actress was spotted at Dr Himanshu Mehta's eye centre at Juhu Scheme. Fed up of wearing spectacles and contact lenses, Riya Sens sister resorted to corrective surgery. Confirms Dr Mehta, Raima had Lasik surgery done for both eyes. She is doing...
  • South Florida gorilla undergoes cataract surgery October 4, 2009

    Miami (Florida): A lowland gorilla, named Josephine, now has the gift of sight. The gorilla underwent a stateoftheart surgery Friday (10/02) at Miami's Metrozoo to remove severe cataracts and implant new lenses in each of her eyes. Prior to the surgery, she was nearly blind. Josephine is 42 years old and is...
  • Miami docs restore woman's sight using tooth September 18, 2009

    Miami: This is a story that you may find hard to sink your teeth into. Doctors at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami have successfully restored a woman's sight with the help of her tooth. It's the first time this incredible and highly complex procedure has been performed in...
  • 45 lose vision due to 'contaminated' eye drops in TN August 24, 2008

    Perambalur: Forty five persons, who underwent a cataract operation at a private hospital, on Saturday complained of loss of vision after being administered 'contaminated' eye drops, officials said. Six persons have become totally blind, while nine are improving and have gained near normal vision, doctors at the Private Joseph Institute of...
  • Miraculous eye surgery restores man's vision January 14, 2008

    Mumbai: The world of medical science is strange and now it can't get stranger than this as a tooth is used to restore a blind man's vision. He maybe looking at life through tinted glasses but 50yearold Bakridi Ansari is not complaining. Two decades of impaired vision and three failed...