The country that supplies eyes

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The country that supplies eyes

To restore sight to damaged eyes, doctors often need to transplant the cornea – the transparent covering of the iris and the pupil – from a donor’s dead body. There is a worldwide shortage, but one country, Sri Lanka, is doing its best to satisfy demand, without seeking any reward – at least in this life.


Original source of this content: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-35410148