Teenage girl nearly loses her sight after getting eye infection from contact lens

Teenage girl nearly loses her sight after parasite grows on her contact lens and begins eating through her eye By Paul Thompson PUBLISHED: 18:02 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 28 March 2013 A teenager has told how she almost lost her eyesight after a parasite grew on her contact lens and began eating through her cornea.

The revolutionary "contact lens" loaded with stem cells that restores sight – by helping the eye heal itself naturally

The revolutionary 'contact lens' loaded with stem cells that restores sight – by helping the eye heal itself naturally Biodegradable implant is loaded with stem cells These then multiply in the eye, allow the body to heal the eye naturallyIt's hoped the implant will help millions of people across the world retain or even regain – their sight | UPDATED: 18:25 GMT, 6 December 2012 A ‘contact lens’ loaded with stem cells could be a way to naturally repair or retain sight.

Jennie Cosh: Student, 20, suffers shock stroke at dinner with parents

'It could happen to anybody': Student, 20, suffers shock stroke at dinner with her parents | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 24 July 2012 Shock: Jennie Cosh, who, despite being a 20-year-old with a healthy lifestyle, has suffered a stroke An apparently healthy student spoke of her shock today after suffering a stroke at the tender age of 20.

Children"s author awarded 250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision

Children's author awarded 250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred visionJan Fearnley, 47, went to private clinic to cure her short-sightednessEnded up permanently scarred when surgeon 'fumbled' with equipment Ophthalmologist responsible found guilty of professional misconductWriter awarded compensation after settling with doctor's insurers | UPDATED: 22:28 GMT, 7 July 2012 A children’s author and illustrator has been awarded 250,000 in compensation seven years after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision.