NZ Herald: Girl’s sight restored in NZ first

Martin Johnson from the NZ Herald reports on the results of a rare surgical procedure used to restore a NZ child’s sight.

An excerpt: (read in full here)

“Natalya Skelton went blind in one eye when she was 3 after suffering a severe complication from a virus.

But now, three years later, after an international search for a surgeon willing to take on such a young child, Natalya’s sight has been restored by a delicate corneal transplant operation, a New Zealand first for one so young.”