Bionic eye implant world first

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Bionic eye implant world first

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Surgeons in Manchester have performed the first bionic eye implant in a patient with the most common cause of sight loss in the developed world.
Ray Flynn, 80, has dry age-related macular degeneration which has led to the total loss of his central vision.
He is using a retinal implant which converts video images from a miniature video camera worn on his glasses.


Original source of this content: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-33571412