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An eye-implanted chip from Retina Implant has restored patients' ability to discern light during its latest trial, according to German researchers. The device works in a similar fashion to the newly FDA-approved Argus II retinal prosthesis to return limited vision in patients with photoreceptor ce

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Those in the US suffering from blindness due to retinis pigmentosa (RP) will now be able to regain some vision bionically for the first time ever, thanks to Second Sight's Argus II retinal prosthesis. The device was just approved by the FDA for sale stateside after surmounting the same hurdle in E

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Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a new silicon chip that could be \"embedded directly into the eye and connected to the nerves that carry signals to the brain's visual cortex,\" reports New Scientist. The chip aims to help people suffering from retinitis pigmentosa, which is

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