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FDA Approves Eye Telescope

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This is pretty nuts. The FDA has finally approved surgery for end stage age-related macular degeneration in the form of a eye telescope. Though it’s for one eye only, it can magnify vision 2.2 or 2.7 times, allowing for fine detail (and total Terminator-style zooming…sort of). The other eye remains...

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Argus II Bionic Eye Gets Successful Test Run

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We’ve talked about the Argus II once before back in March, so this will be an update.  Seems that a test group of thirty two blind folks got implanted with Argus IIs, got their cameras and set out to see if they could actually see anything.  The early results are...