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(New Scientist)   Corneas made from pig collagen are giving legally blind people 20/20 vision, attractive bacony bouquet   (newscientist.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Cornea, Contact lens, Eye, Blindness, pig collagen, Corneal transplantation, Mehrdad Rafat, Linkping University  
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2022-08-17 12:37:17 PM  
I wonder whether vegans will accept them.
 
2022-08-17 2:54:07 PM  
This will be celebrated, meanwhile deaf people freak the fark out over cochlear implants or surgery to improve hearing.
 
2022-08-17 3:00:26 PM  

Jake Havechek: This will be celebrated, meanwhile deaf people freak the fark out over cochlear implants or surgery to improve hearing.


Yea but you can barely understand them.
 
2022-08-17 3:05:29 PM  

bigdog1960: Jake Havechek: This will be celebrated, meanwhile deaf people freak the fark out over cochlear implants or surgery to improve hearing.

Yea but you can barely understand them.


[smiles back from across the aisle heading straight to Hell]
 
2022-08-17 3:25:46 PM  
OK, but do you have to go to work if you are legally blind or is that a disability?
 
2022-08-17 3:46:22 PM  

Jake Havechek: This will be celebrated, meanwhile deaf people freak the fark out over cochlear implants or surgery to improve hearing.


Support groups that get so large they create their own cultures.  People who find belonging in that culture bristle at the idea of the culture losing members because they were lucky enough to get cured of the malady for which they needed support.

Imagine if AA campaigned against a hypothetical cure for alcoholism because it actually worked.
 
2022-08-17 3:48:59 PM  
Great. Now do retinas. There are a lot of people who need new ones.
 
2022-08-17 4:08:06 PM  
Third green for this?
 
2022-08-17 4:50:31 PM  

cousin-merle: Third green for this?


Subby didn't see the other two.
 
2022-08-17 6:32:32 PM  

I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: cousin-merle: Third green for this?

Subby didn't see the other two.


For just $5/mo, you can sponsor a vision saving surgery for a FARK mod in need, and save all of us from reading the same articles day after day.  Please, give today.
 
2022-08-18 12:41:23 AM  
THAT'S 'BOKEH'. LIKE A K5. PENTAX, NOT CHEVY.
 
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