Gorilla goes under the knife for cataract repair

The patient was a 42-year-old, 160-pound grandmother with thick bilateral cataracts that had left her nearly blind, markedly diminishing her quality of life.

'Contact lenses' for animals

Lions, giraffes, tigers, rabbits, bears, rhinos and even owls can go blind from cataracts, but an east German firm has an answer: custom-made "contact lenses".

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