Artificial eye hits the optic nerve to restore sight
This article was originally published in Clinica
Researchers at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium have developed an artificial eye that could one day restore vision to blind people whose optic nerve is still functional (eg those with the degenerative eye condition retinitis pigmentosa). The device connects with the optic nerve, a different approach from other "artificial eye" projects where direct stimulation of the visual cortex or of the retina has been attempted.
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