Savoring the Little Things

Michelle Wilder of Live Oak doesn’t take a single one of these actions for granted. There was a time in her life when each one required painstaking concentration or was simply impossible.

A lifetime of vision problems and two failed corneal transplants left Wilder nearly blind until a Boston Keratoprosthesis, or KPro, procedure performed by UF ophthalmologist Dr. Sonal S. Tuli restored Wilder’s vision and quality of life.

Wilder says witnessing her grandson’s birth will remain one of her proudest memories.

“If I didn’t get this procedure done, I wouldn’t have been able to see his face,” she says. “I can’t even imagine not being able to see that he looks just like his mother. He’s beautiful.”

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