Patient's Stories

The Right Side

The Right Side

LeAnne Hogan went to Afghanistan as a rising star in the military, and came back a much lesser person, mentally and physically. Now missing an eye and with half her face badly scarred, she can barely remember the disastrous desert operation that almost killed her. She is confused, angry, and suspects the fault is hers, even though nobody will come out and say it.

The Right Side by author Spencer Quinn was recommended by one of our patients as a good read for anyone dealing with the loss of an eye, or other body function.

 

 

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Morgan Adams

Little Dancing Queen

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This little precious gem has been with us since birth.  She has recently received a new eye and was showing it off while dancing around.

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Man’s Wish for Prosthetic Eye Comes True

Man’s Wish for Prosthetic Eye Comes True

BURLINGTON, N.C. — Most eye injuries don’t result in the loss of the eye, but when they do, a prosthetic or false eye is an option. Those with false eyes need to replace them every few years, and the cost can be beyond their means.

Ryan Ange knows about the cost. He lost his left eye in a BB gun accident 19 years ago at the age of 13…. [read full story on wral.com]

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