BREAKING NEWS: 5 Dead in I-495 Crash In Middleboro  | Watch WBZ-TV Live  | Listen Live WBZ NewsRadio 1030
WBZ-TV Transmission Issue Update: More

Mayor Menino To Undergo Eyelid Surgery

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Mayor Tom Menino will undergo surgery at about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday to repair drooping eyelids.

The condition, which is believed to be age-related, has obscured his vision over the past decade.

Doctors will repair the tendons that control his upper eyelids. According to doctors at Mass General Hospital, where the surgery will be performed, the procedure is common.

The mayor has canceled public appearances and will work from home over the next week.

The surgery should help the mayor to see better and will cause a slight change to his appearance; his eyes will open wider.


One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Download Our App
Download Weather App

Listen Live