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Blind Man Sees His Wife For the First Time In A Decade After Getting Bionic Eye Implant

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.26.2015 | Good News

A blind man is regaining his sight thanks to some groundbreaking technology. Allen Zderad of Minnesota, has retinitis pigmentosa, an untreatable d...

The Emotional Moment This Man Saw For The First Time In 33 Years Thanks To A 'Bionic Eye'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.14.2014 | Good News

Larry Hester, a 66-year-old tire salesman from Raleigh, North Carolina, has spent the latter half of his life blind, due to a degenerative condition c...

These Medical Marvels Are Proof Science Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Modern medicine is amazing. Research is in development to help people with so-far-unfixable health problems (such as regenerating nerves in people wit...

Michigan Man Is Among The First In US To Get 'Bionic Eye'

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pont...

Bionic Eye Inventor Inspired by Grandmother to Help the Blind

Posted 05.03.2013 | Technology

Dr. Mark Humayun was going to be a doctor all along, but when a family member lost her eyesight, he soon began his journey as an innovator. "When I wa...

WATCH: First Bionic Eye Helps The Blind See

Posted 03.26.2013 | Los Angeles

You could call him a miracle worker because he helps blind men see. UCLA researcher Wentai Liu spent more than two decades developing a tiny comput...

Bionic Eyes and Science's Big Step Forward

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 04.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Howard Steven Friedman

This past week, the FDA approved the Argus Retinal Prosthesis System ("Argus II"), a medical device that is truly a major step forward.

WATCH: Pea-Sized Implant Lets Vision Loss Sufferers See Again

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.25.2012 | Science

When the FDA approved a tiny telescopic eye implant in 2010, the device was hailed as a potential solution to advanced macular degeneration (AMD), the...

Bionic Eye Gives Australian Woman Partial Sight

Reuters | Thuy Ong | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living

By Thuy Ong SYDNEY (Reuters) - A bionic eye has given an Australian woman partial sight and researchers say it is an important step tow...

'Eyeborg' Filmmaker Rob Spence Shoots With A Camera Eye

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

You may love your job, but filmmaker Rob Spence has taken his craft to another level. Spence injured his eye as a child and has since replaced it w...

Bionic Eye Attempts To Restore Vision

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A bionic eye prototype developed by researchers in Australia aims to implant an array of electrodes in the eye that can deliver electrical impulses di...

Computer Display Contact Lens Could Put Data On Eyes

slashgear.com | Chris Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The opportunity to jab yourself in the eye with a tiny computer display is one step closer, thanks to the ongoing work with opto-electronic contact le...

WATCH: Invasion of Privacy -- Filmmaker Has Own Eye Replaced with Video Camera

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

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"Bionic Eye" Operations Successful In Britain

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Surgeons in Britain have offered hope to blind people everywhere after successfully implanting "bionic eyes" into two blind patients: Surgeons have c...