‘Blind’ TV camera-man from Edinburgh gets his eyesight back
John, a cameraman from Edinburgh had suffered from poor vision for years. Cataracts left him with vision bad enough to be registered blind. He visited Consultant Ophthalmologist, Mr Sanjay Mantry who restored his vision to that of a 21 year old.
As a cameraman filming some of the world’s best known figures in the arts world, John Brown relied on the sharpness of his eyesight to capture the best shots. Throughout his career in television, he’s worked alongside superstars like David Bowie and counted presenter Paula Yates among his friends.
John said, ‘Afterwards I was seeing things in technicolour once again! It’s not just given me back my vision. My confidence has come back too, so it really has been life-changing.”