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July 8th, 2015

Walking by Faith, and Now by Sight

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

In many ways, Jenny Peterson was like other mothers of young children. She cooked and baked, cleaned and washed clothes, and cheered her children on from the sidelines of their activities. In one significant way, though, Jenny was different: She did all of these things without sight. Jenny lost her vision in 1976, after having […]

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Tags: Corneal Transplant, Dr. Arthur Sit, Dr. George Bartley, Dr. Keith Baratz, Glaucoma, Keratoprosthesis, Ophthalmology


June 24th, 2014

Second Opinion Leads to a Second Chance at Sight

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Audrey Dean has been a lifelong advocate for social justice. After a notable career in social work, she earned a law degree and became senior counsel for the Alberta Human Rights Commission in 1992. At age 75, she is still arguing cases β€” some before the Supreme Court of Canada. β€œIt’s fortunate that the government […]

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Tags: Dr. Joanne Shen, International Patients, Macular Degeneration, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Ophthalmology, Patient Stories, Vision Loss


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