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.

Surgeons save unborn baby by removing mouth tumour while she is still in the WOMB

The laser life-saver: Surgeons save unborn baby by removing mouth tumour while she is still in the WOMB Ultrasound appeared to show a bubble emerging from foetus' mouth – it was a rare tumour the size of a matchboxSurgeons removed the life-threatening mass with a laser inside the womb | UPDATED: 18:58 GMT, 22 June 2012 Tammy and Alain Gonzalez with their baby after the pioneering procedure saved her life Surgeons saved the life of a baby before she was born by removing a tumour from her mouth while she was still in the womb.

Varicose veins: Goodbye lumpy legs: Laser operation banishes them for good (and with no scars)

Goodbye lumpy legs: The laser operation that banishes varicose veins for good (and with no scars) By Matthew Barbour PUBLISHED: 21:00 GMT, 14 April 2012 | UPDATED: 21:01 GMT, 14 April 2012 As the summer approaches, the prospect of baring legs will strike fear into the hearts of a large group of women: those who have varicose veins.

The new laser surgery that s a real eye-opener

The new laser surgery that's a real eye-opener Laser surgery has helped more than a million people in Britain to throw away their glasses since its introduction two decades ago. New developments mean many more could be tempted to try it, including thousands who suffer with presbyopia, age-related sight loss.