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Bionic Eye

A bionic eye which restores sight to blind people is to be made available on the NHS for the first time.

The £150,000 system beams images from a tiny video camera to a chip implanted at the back of the eye, allowing patients who have been blind for decades to see again. 60 more words

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A Cure for Christmas

Growing up Catholic, the traditions of Christmas were plentiful. The rituals of going to Mass, decorating our home, baking holiday treats, listening to festive music, and enjoying holiday feasts happened annually. 507 more words

Low Vision

Bionic Eyes Are Coming, and They’ll Make Us Superhuman

With an estimated 285 million people worldwide with visual impairment, many treatments and technological innovations have long been in development. The panacea of restoring sight to the blind is the stuff of sci-fi: the bionic eye. 99 more words

Technology

Treating blindness with Bionics

The AstroLight festival is an event that clearly celebrates light in it’s many forms, yet there are an estimated 39 million people in the world who are blind and a further 245 million who are visually impaired. 304 more words

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Bionic eye restores man’s vision after being blind for 40 years

John Jameson might not have believed in miracles a year ago, but breakthroughs in modern science have made certain that he does now. The Tatum, Texas man had been blind for more than 40 years after an aggressive infection ended up taking his vision. 96 more words

Medical Technology

The 8 Minute Surgery That Will Give You Superhuman Vision. Forever.

A new bionic eye lens currently in development would give humans 3x 20/20 vision, at any age.

The lens, named the Ocumetics Bionic Lens, was developed by Dr. 484 more words

SCIENCE

What's Been going On, exactly?

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How are you? I’m good, and as I write this, I’m sat in school. We’re writing up our articles today, related to the project which started all of my radio and TV stuff… 841 more words

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