New Zealand vet performs revolutionary surgery on cat's eye

05/18/2010 | Stuff (New Zealand)

A veterinarian in New Zealand is set to complete a revolutionary procedure this week on a 1-year-old cat suffering from an eye defect called eyelid agenesis, which prevents animals' eyelids from forming. The procedure, which uses a sheep's stomach lining to create artificial eyelids for the cat, is a world first, the vet said. Sheep lining has been previously used on a dog wound.

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