September 17, 2009 3:17 PM

A tooth for an eye? Woman can see again after rare surgery

Sharron Thornton says she was shocked when Dr. Victor Perez told her what he wanted to do: "Who in the world would take a tooth out of your mouth and put it in your eye?" she asked. Now, after nine years of seeing only shadows, Thornton can recognize faces and read a newspaper.

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