Medicine: Dead Baby's Eye

The cornea, or transparent front coating of the eyeball, occasionally becomes clouded, so that light cannot get through to the retina. Result: blindness. Eye surgeons recently perfected the operation of replacing such a clouded cornea with a corneal graft from the useless eye of an-other human being (TIME, Oct. 29). Last week Dr. Ramon Castroviejo of Manhattan performed that operation on the left eye of Fremont Clark of Wadena, Iowa with this new twist: Instead of waiting for another patient to give up his cornea, Dr. Castroviejo gave Mr. Clark the cornea...

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