Operation Makes Blind Man See

A man who has been blind for 30 years can finally see light thanks to bionic eyes which has been fitted. According to the BBC, “Ron, 73, had the experimental surgery seven months ago at London’s Moorfield’s eye hospital.He says he can now follow white lines on the road, and even sort socks, using the bionic eye, known as Argus II.” The Argus II relies on a camera and video processor that is mounted on sunglasses, sending captured images wirelessly to a small receiver located on the outside of the eye. No idea if this will solve the blindness problem once and for all, but at least it is a start in the right direction.

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