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Injured sea lion ‘good to go’ after eye surgery in Fremont

Laverne the California sea lion, victim of bad luck in the blue Pacific, finally caught a break Friday at an eye doctor’s office in Fremont. Smith has operated there on plenty of dogs and cats, and while an eyeball may look like an eyeball, a sea lion’s eyeball has a different shape and pupil size. The Marine Mammal Center brought her to its Sausalito headquarters, where lucky sea lions get to rest up in state-of-the-art private pools and where keepers bring buckets of herring three times a day.
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