Samantha's Iris Implant
The following video contains footage of actual medical procedures and is graphic in nature.
Samantha, 18, was born with aniridia, a congenital absence of the iris in the eye. Samantha also suffers from glaucoma, high astigmatism, cataracts and high hyperopia, or severe farsightedness. Ophthalmologist Dr. Kerry Assil performs a number of procedures, including an iris implant, to help save her vision.