A first - Corneal Transplant performed using Sural Nerve fro
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In a first-of-its-kind treatment in India, nerves from the foot were used to restore eyesight. The corneal transplant was performed after removing the sensory nerve called the sural nerve from the foot. The nerve was then connected to the cornea along with the sensory nerves of her forehead. While hand nerves could have been used, the ones from the foot were superficial and easy to access...



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