Bionic Eye Opens New World Of Sight For Blind

by Jon Hamilton

October 20, 2009

Stem cells and electronics can help restore vision to people who've been blinded by retinal diseases, scientists reported in Chicago at Neuroscience 2009, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Diseases of the retina cause blindness by damaging the cells that line the back of the eye, where images of the world are normally transformed into nerve impulses that go to the brain.

A very interesting read.

5 Replies to “Bionic Eye Opens New World Of Sight For Blind”

  1. awwwwwwwwwwwwwww these are grand news Chuck,so many people will benefit!Seeing the people we love, the beauty of the nature, our family members is what makes life special! I am so glad to hear the news ,and I deeply thank you for sharing! :up:

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