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From Yap to Hawaii: Local Honolulu Medical Team up to Gift Prosthetic Eye to 10-year old Micronesian Girl

By Perry Ironhill HONOLULU November 11, 2018 -- Ocularist Doss Tannehill of Pacific Eyes and Dr. John Corboy of Hawaiian Eye Foundation gifted 10-year old girl, Dina Trixie Walmog, with a trip to Honolulu to be fitted with a handmade prosthetic eye. Trixie is from the remote island of Mogmog in Micronesia, where the total number of inhabitants is about 200 people and where she can walk from one end of the island to the other in 15 minutes. She lives with her mother, father, two siblings in her village, where most everyone is related. She is currently in grade school, but will have to leave her island in a couple years in order to attend high ...