Our Town Texas | Brandon Marshall
WACO (May 24, 2015) Imagine looking into your loved ones eyes knowing their eyes belong to someone else.
Jerry Ford, 68, of Waco started having trouble seeing in 2011.
Ford visited a doctor and was diagnosed with Fuchs Dystrophy, a hereditary disorder that affects the cornea, the clear front window of your eye.
"You know, when you look at the TV or you look at the road, it was a foggy type thing," Ford said.
The disorder can lead to cloudy vision and to fix his sight doctors recommended Ford undergo an eye transplant.
Dr. Sam Fulcher at the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System in Temple performed Ford's two eye transplant procedures.
Fulcher has performed more than 2,000 cornea transplants on local military veterans. Continue reading