Monday, July 20, 2009

The Bionic Eye.

Technology finally advanced to where replacement organs do not stop at just the heart. You can now get a replacement for that Lazy Eye..... :)
Patients who have suffered from macular degeneration have gotten these tiny telescopes implanted into their eyes. The invention by VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, has tested this device on 200 patients over the past five years. The eye implant doesn't give the user super human vision (yet), but instead allows them to "recognize faces in a social setting" (Dr. Janet P. Szlyk. "That's a huge advance."

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