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