Sophia Corah with her eye surgeon. See SWNS story SWFTblind. A blind woman who regained her vision said her husband was "just as handsome as I imagined". Sophia Corah, 24, suddenly woke up with poor eyesight in May 2017 and quickly found her vision declining before she was declared legally blind in August 2017. Sophia was diagnosed with keratoconus - a condition in which the cornea is unable to hold its round shape. She went to Adams State University, Colorado, US, where she studied psychology and met Christian Corah, 25, and the pair instantly hit it off.