A world first: Bionic eye transplant lets blind woman see

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A world first: Bionic eye transplant lets blind woman see

30 years ago, 54-year-old Dianne Ashworth started going blind when she was diagnosed with a hereditary condition: retinitis pigmentosa. A few decades of scientific progress later, and she was implanted with a bionic eye prototype at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in May. Last month, it was switched on after she fully recovered from her surgery.


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