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Medical mystery leads to cornea transplant
Its been a trying three months for Ashley Chadwell and her son Malachi. After several doctor visits and more than one misdiagnosis, the eye condition that plagued him was finally determined. Now, hell be undergoing corrective surgeries that began with a cornea transplant surgery on Tuesday.
Most parents can relate to having a sick child. The feeling turns to utter helplessness when you have no idea what’s wrong.“It’s been a very stressful time,” said Ashley Chadwell.Chadwell’s son Malachi, 6, underwent a cornea transplant last week on his left eye, the end result of a medical situation that began three months ago and was shrouded in uncertainty.“He started having problems with his eyes in April,” said Chadwell. “His eyes were pinkish, reddish.