Dog Gets Facelift to Help Sight

By Amy Sinatra Ayres | vetstreet.com

San Antonio Humane Society / Facebook -- Sesame, a 2-year-old Shar-Pei, has a new home after two surgeries on …Sesame, a 2-year-old Shar-Pei mix at the San Antonio Humane Society in Texas, had so many wrinkles on his adorable face that he couldn't see, and the wrinkles covering his ears were leading to infections.

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After surgeries in February and March, Sesame is recovering well. Although his vision was damaged, he is more playful than ever.

"He can basically see what we are assuming is shadows … but he can definitely see now," said the shelter's director of communications, Seamus Nelson. "He's just so happy to be outside. Imagine not being able to see for your whole life and then suddenly being able to."

And Sesame's story now has an even happier ending: he was adopted on Friday by a woman who's an experienced Shar-Pei owner. Read it at ABC News

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