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03.20.16
Blind woman may see thanks to gene therapy and light
03.20.16

Blind woman may see thanks to gene therapy and light

Optogenetics are getting their first proper test in humans.

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02.22.16
Algae DNA could help the blind see in upcoming trials
02.22.16

Algae DNA could help the blind see in upcoming trials

Scientists will inject gene-spliced viruses directly into patients eyes.

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02.22.13
Microchip implant lets blind patients see shapes, skip the prosthetic
02.22.13

Microchip implant lets blind patients see shapes, skip the prosthetic

An eye-implanted chip from Retina Implant has restored patients' ability to discern light dur...

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02.15.13
FDA clears Argus II 'bionic eye' for sale in the US (video)
02.15.13

FDA clears Argus II 'bionic eye' for sale in the US (video)

Those in the US suffering from blindness due to retinis pigmentosa (RP) will now be able to regai...

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03.20.10
Subretinal implant successfully tested on humans, makes blind narrowly see
03.20.10

Subretinal implant successfully tested on humans, makes blind narrowly see

How many scientists does it take to properly install a lightbulb? When that lightbulb is an implant...

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10.21.06
UPenn scientists create replacement retina on a chip
10.21.06

UPenn scientists create replacement retina on a chip

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a new silicon chip that could be "e...

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