Plastic Film Replaces Retina in Rats

Plastic Film Replaces Retina in Rats

Researchers are making further advances in creating an artificial retina to restore vision for some people with severely limited vision. In this case, scientists at Okayama University have conducted animal trials to demonstrate the effectiveness of a new technology....
Bionic Implant Restores Sight [video]

Bionic Implant Restores Sight [video]

We’ve covered retinal implants in the past, including products from Retinal Implant AG. The company recently participated in a clinical trial with a patient at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital in England, which has produced amazing results. The adult...
Get New Eyes with NuEyes [video]

Get New Eyes with NuEyes [video]

  According to a World Health Organization study in 2010, 285 million people suffered from visual impairment attributed to macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, or other visual conditions. As our population ages worldwide, the...
Eye Implant Helps the Blind See Again

Eye Implant Helps the Blind See Again

Implanted digital devices have to be the ultimate in “wearables;” they effectively become part of your body. Some digital implants are almost commonplace, such as the cochlear implants that can help the deaf hear again. One field in this area that has seen...
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