Press articles

  • Blind baby ‘youngest to have corneal transplant’ – BBC News

    A blind baby has become the youngest patient in the UK to have a corneal transplant, her doctors have said.

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  • My baby’s had the gift of sight for Christmas – this is Scunthorpe

    A baby has been given the gift of sight this Christmas after becoming the youngest person in the UK to have a corneal transplant.

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  • The look of love: eye transplant patient sees her mother for the first time – Daily Mail

    It was the Christmas gift her parents feared she would never receive. Eva Joyce, who was born blind, is able to see her mum and dad for the first time after becoming the youngest patient in the UK to have a corneal transplant.

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  • OUR BLUE-EYED BOY HAS BEATEN CANCER – Daily Express

    EVERY time Michelle McDonald picks up her son Preston from nursery his face radiates with joy.

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  • Woman’s mission to save sight in Kenya – Oxford Mail

    A CHARITY worker who survived a rare form of eye cancer is helping children in Kenya battle the same disease.

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  • Evie Trust starts to repay hospital for saving toddler’s life – Leek People

    THE family and friends of a little girl who is recovering from cancer have presented £10,000 to the medical team who treated her.

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  • Miracle patients turns 21

    Kathryn Cartwright recently celebrated her 21st birthday - a birthday her family thought she would never see.

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  • Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital

    Inside Birmingham Children's Hospital

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  • Sightsavers

    Manoj is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, where he teaches, conducts research and has a busy practice treating a wide range of children’s eye disorders.

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  • Specialist commentator – Nice

    The following specialist commentators provided comments on a draft of this briefing: Stella Hornby, Associate Specialist in Ophthalmology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Mark Webb, GP, Bernays and Whitehouse Medical Partnership, Solihull, West Midlands. Manoj Parulekar, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Birmingham Children's Hospital.

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  • Eye doctor’s act which went beyond the call of duty

    Dr. Hiranya Abeysekera studied under veterans John Ainsworth and Manoj Parulekar while training to become a fully-fledged Paediatric Ophthalmologist.

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  • Birmingham Childrens Hospital Eye Dpt Fundraising

    Fundraising for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity

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