Saturday, February 21, 2009

Justin Ruggiano Update

Justin RuggianoJoe Smith has this from Justin Ruggiano on his eye surgery:
Due to an unexpectedly long recovery from eye surgery in October, Ruggiano said he wasn't healed until last month.

"It was like 21/2, three months after my surgery, and I couldn't see out of my right eye," he said. "And I thought I wasn't playing this year. Like, 'I'm done.'"

Ruggiano, 26, had tried to have lasik surgery, but doctors told him he didn't qualify because his corneas are too thin. So he had a procedure called photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, a common eye surgery before lasik came along.

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