Connect with us

Headlines

Bionic Eye Lets Woman See Her Son After 15 Years

mm

Published

on

Electrodes in her eye convey visual information.

A Colorado woman who lost her eyesight at 20 to retinitis pigmentosa received a bionic eye last month, and was able to see her son for the first time in 15 years. After a surgeon implanted 60 electrodes in her right eye, which send visual information to her brain, she says, “It’s contrast, I’m seeing white on black or I can invert it to black on white … it’s a new way of seeing.”

Read more, see images and video at CBS News

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

🦸 Opticians Are Your Optical Selling Superheroes

🏆 Save time, increase capture rate, maximize your EHR data and website with a seamless optical eCommerce plug-in that keeps patients buying from YOU 🎯 Now through August 31st when you complete a 15 min demo receive a $45 Target® gift card. Book your demo here.

Promoted Headlines

Advertisement

Advertisement

Subscribe

INVISIONMAG.COM
BULLETINS

Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION.

Advertisement

Most Popular