Arizona couple has baby with no eyes

January 26, 2015 3:14 PM

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Arizona couple has baby with no eyes

When Kelly Lopez gave birth to a baby boy three months ago in Mesa, Ariz., she didn't think much of the fact that her newborn wasn't opening his eyes until hours went by.

By 13 days of age, Richie Lopez had an MRI, and the family was shocked to learn he had no eyeballs beneath those closed lids. Doctors say he does have an optic nerve, giving hope that he might someday see, so for now doctors sutured expanders into his eye sockets to allow them to grow and perhaps ev...

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