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A British retiree is first to receive bionic eye

An 80-year-old British man is the first to receive bionic eye.

Ray Flynn suffered from age-related  macular degeneration that rendered him nearly blind. According to website… 217 more words

Life

UK Scientists Create Bionic Eye To Help Combat Blindness

A revolutionary bionic eye implant has restored the sight of a British man.

Ray Flynn, 80, from Audenshaw, Manchester, has become the first patient in the world to receive an artificial retina for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of eyesight problems in the UK. 675 more words

Future Technology

BIONIC EYE HELPS MAN SEE IN FIRST TRANSPLANT OF ITS KIND (EVEN WITH HIS EYES SHUT)

An 80-year-old man has become the world’s first patient to receive a bionic eye implant. 245 more words

News

Bionic eye restores some sight to the profoundly blind

Montreal eye surgeon Flavio Rezende was moved to tears at hearing patients implanted with a “bionic eye” describe what it was like for them to see for the first time in decades. 483 more words

Local News

Researchers Successfully Test Bionic Eye Implant Device

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) — Bionic eye implants were successfully placed in the retinas of patients blinded by retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited and degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment. 351 more words

News

Sandpits, Better Eyes and New Monitors - Can NIRS work for prehospital medicine?

This is part 2 of a series (part 1 is here) on trying to study near-infrared spectroscopy in the prehospital setting by Dr Andrew Weatherall (@AndyDW_). 1,607 more words

Prehospital Trauma

We Have Not Come Far In Medicine

People that are affected with certain diseases and conditions like diabetes may experience vision loss over time. Aging is also a cause of vision loss. At one point when my mother was still alive she was experiencing vision loss near the end of her life and I panicked to find a solution for her to see. 414 more words

Fitness/Health