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New Zealand are 3D printing corneas: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/97380731/scientists-3d-print-new-cornea-for-human-transplant-from-fish-scales Thanks to IMC16 scholarship winner Amy Barrett-Lennard for her blog post outlining her experiences in Dublin: How To Make Friends and Influence People… …by bringing your Mum to an IMC! Firstly I’d like to extend my sincere gratitude to the OMAA for offering this scholarship. As someone who…

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Thanks to Paul Garwood from Senses, WA for the two following posts: This is the story of Darren Steven’s journey in completing a full Ironman Triathlon. Darren has Usher’s Syndrome causing both significant vision and hearing loss. The Ironman journey, Busselton WA Dec 4th 2016   The preparation: My journey to complete a full Ironman…

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Merry Christmas everyone!  Thanks Amy Barrett-Lennard for the pic of the WA OMAA crew enjoying Christmas lunch :-) (L-R): Ella Peaty, Monique White, Paul Garwood, Jodie Bruce, Angela Wills, Carla Mears and Amy Barrett-Lennard. Thanks also to Paul Garwood for this report on the Deafblind Camp recently held in WA. I attended the 10th National…

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