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
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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
For those of us old enough to remember television in the ‘70s the epitome of cool was the Six Million Dollar Man, Col. Steve Austin and his bionic enhancements. 164 more words
Adding to the recent buzz surrounding the development of bionic eye systems is news of scientists from Australia who are set to begin trials on The Phoenix99 bionic eye—a fully implantable system that marks a significant breakthrough in neural stimulation technology. 51 more words
This filmmaker has taken a bold step towards becoming a bionic journalist by replacing his eyeball with a minute camera. Rob Spence lost the use of his eye following a shooting accident when he was nine. 193 more words
This year in Australia, researchers will implant a world-first bionic eye that can restore sight to the blind—no eyeball necessary.
While bionic eyes might sound futuristic, there are already a few retinal implants on the market. 613 more words