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Child’s Vision-Threatening Condition Detected from Facebook Post

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A doctor was able to partially save her sight.

A Facebook friend may have saved the sight of a Tennessee woman’s three-year-old daughter. After Tara Taylor posted a photo of the child, a friend alerted her to what seemed to be an odd glow in the little girl’s eye. A fast visit to retina specialist Dr. Jorge Calzada got a diagnosis of Coats disease, which occurs in 1 in 100,000 patients. While it is unlikely the girl will recover full central vision in her eye, laser treatment and injections have restored some of her peripheral vision. “If this had not been detected at the time it was, she probably would have ended up having a total retinal detachment, with total vision loss,” Calzada says.

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