First Bionic eye implant

Bionic Vision Australia researchers have successfully performed the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.  “All of a sudden I could see a little flash of light. It was amazing.”

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First Bionic eye implant

Scientists have taken a great step after a bionic eye gave a blind Australian woman partial sight.

Dianne Ashworth has profound vision loss due to retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited condition, was fitted with a prototype bionic eye in May and today researchers revealed the results.

via sciencedaily



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