28 Apr '15, 1pm

A New Bionic Eye: Infrared Light-Powered Retina Implant Coming

A New Bionic Eye: Infrared Light-Powered Retina Implant Coming

Writers are going to need a new metaphor. For centuries, “bringing eyesight to the blind” signaled something miraculous. But with the first visual prosthetic now on the market and a number of others close behind, curing a person of blindness may soon seem like less of a miracle and more of a routine medical correction. At the IEEE Neural Engineering meeting in Montpellier, France last week, researchers described their progress toward this goal. In one talk, a Stanford scientist described a clever visual prosthetic that’s photovoltaic, thus doing away with batteries or bulky recharging systems. The tech is being commercialized by the French company Pixium Vision , with clinical trials scheduled for 2016. The 100-millimeter-square chip sits behind the retina, the part of the eye that contains the photoreceptor cells that respond to the light of the world by triggering electr...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/biomedical/bionics/bli...

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