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Living and Coping / New Contact Lenses #37501

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1975
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(Studio) New contact lenses dvted. that correct and permanently improve eyesight.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) Lenses restore normal sight in most instances by reshaping cornea. [Dr. Alfred FONTANA - explains procedure for reshaping cornea.] Joan Angelo in program for 10 mos. [Miss ANGELO - says she's able to read eye chart now without contact lenses.] Several pairs of lenses needed to complete reshaping of cornea; cost between $500-$1000. Additional information available at National Eye Research Foundation; address given.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Reporter(s):
Miller, Ron;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:10

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