Australians Implant “World First” Bionic Eye

Australians Implant “World First” Bionic Eye

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eye irisAustralian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a “world first” bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.

Bionic Vision Australia, a government-funded science consortium, said it had surgically installed an “early prototype” robotic eye in a woman with hereditary sight loss caused by degenerative retinitis pigmentosa.

(READ the story in Outcome Magazine)

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