Have you ever wondered what a sliced eye looks like? (PHOTO)
The fascinating, if slightly nauseating, photograph captures the sliced-up cornea of a 41-year-old woman.
A 41-year-old woman presented to the #ophthalmology clinic with vision that had been deteriorating during the preceding 20 years. Her subjective refraction showed that a hyperopic shift had occurred since her current corrective lenses had been prescribed. What is the diagnosis?— NEJM (@NEJM) January 22, 2019
She went to an eye clinic after undergoing a procedure which sought to reshape her cornea and thus correct her short-sightedness.
The unnamed patient had undergone the radical surgery, developed in the 1970s, years before laser eye surgery had become popular.Also on rt.com Cure for blindness? Stem cell trial restores sight in two patients
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