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“Stroke restores sight”… and removes French


A grandfather has described how a massive stroke “miraculously” cured his failing sight, but cost him his ability to speak French.

Malcolm Darby, 70, of Oakham, Rutland, had worn glasses since measles damaged his sight at the age of two. But after waking from surgery to remove a blood clot following a stroke last year, he said he found he had near-perfect vision.

Experts say the side-effects of the stroke are “unusual”.



September 4, 2009 - Posted by | Medical, medicine, Strange |

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