Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/06/06 at 10:41 PM ET
The professional hockey career of Mighty Ducks prospect Jordan Smith is over, after officials of Maine Medical Center announced tonight that he won't regain vision in his injured eye. The following news release was issued tonight by Portland Pirates: Smith is under the care of orbital specialist Dr. Natan D. Kahn M.D., and retinal specialist Dr. Jeffrey K. Moore M.D. "Today Jordan underwent a second surgery on his left eye, which was uncomplicated. It was determined pre-operatively that vision in the eye could not be restored and the intent of today's operation was to keep the eye comfortable and achieve the best cosmetic outcome. The surgery was successful in all aspects and he is recovering well and will be discharged tomorrow," said Dr. Moore.read on
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