Woman in UK Has Her Sight Saved in World’s First Robotic Eye Surgery

Woman in UK Has Her Sight Saved in World’s First Robotic Eye Surgery

A woman from Bedford in the UK has had her sight saved in the world’s first robotic surgery on a tumor in the eye, ITV News reports.

Irene Milton, 85, was told she needed to have her eye removed to treat the cancer, and she also faced months of radiotherapy.

But surgeons at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust managed to remove the tumor without harming her eye. They used minuscule tools in the space between the skull and the eye, controlled by the robot.

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