Brooklyn Woman Regains Sight Following Brutal Stabbing Incident


Doctors told her she'd never see again.

After about 10 surgeries, a Brooklyn, New York, woman who was blinded in a brutal attack can now read, watch TV and go on walks, the New York Daily News reports. According to the article, doctors told Julissa Marquez she would never see again after a 2013 incident in which her deranged boyfriend stabbed her in the face dozens of times. She was treated at the New York Eye and Ear infirmary of Mount Sinai, where her lead ophthalmologist, Dr. Ronald Gentile, repaired her retinas and, he told the newspaper, rebuilt her eyes "from the inside out." Marquez's last major surgery was in February 2015. She lost some peripheral vision in her right eye, and in her left eye she can only see light and color variations.

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