Bionic Eye Lets Blind Man See Again

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Bionic Eye Lets Blind Man See Again

A bionic eye implant is now allowing a blind man to see the outlines of his wife after 10 years in darkness.

The implant, called a retinal prosthesis, consists of a small electronic chip that is placed at the back of the eye to send visual signals directly into the optic nerve. This bypasses the damaged cells in the man’s retina.


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