Mohammed Muhtaseb, the consultant ophthalmologist at Singleton Hospital, who performed Daniel's operation
, said: "The condition is relatively common in adults but not in children.
"We are delighted Daniel's operation
was successful and who knows, he seems to be a natural and we could have another star musician to add to the others from this area."
was carried out at Birmingham Children's Hospital by Stephen Dover, consultant in cranio-facial surgery, who is playing a leading role in introducing the technique in the UK.