Monday, July 1, 2013
‘First bionic eye’ retinal chip for blind to be available in 12 major markets in US later this year
From KurzweilAI:

University Hospitals (UH) Eye Institute will be one of the first medical centers in the United States to offer the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (“Argus II”).
The Argus II is the first and only “bionic eye” to be approved in countries throughout the world, including the U.S. It is used to treat patients with late stage retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Argus II was developed by Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

[read more @kurzweilai] [Image Credit: University Hospitals Case Medical Center]

‘First bionic eye’ retinal chip for blind to be available in 12 major markets in US later this year

From KurzweilAI:

University Hospitals (UH) Eye Institute will be one of the first medical centers in the United States to offer the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (“Argus II”).

The Argus II is the first and only “bionic eye” to be approved in countries throughout the world, including the U.S. It is used to treat patients with late stage retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Argus II was developed by Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

[read more @kurzweilai] [Image Credit: University Hospitals Case Medical Center]

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    1ST BIONIC EYE
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    … Whao
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    As soon as they perfect this I’m getting a set for myself and getting perfect 20/20 vision or going to get the Ghost in...
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    Great steps in vision lately. Recent magnifying contact lens, today this! Cool.
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