Implantable Miniature Telescope

November 3rd, 2005 | Filed under: Augmented, Future, Health, Technology | 1 Comment »

The prosthetic telescope, by VisionCare, is permanently implanted into one eye in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to reduce the ‘blind spot’, drastically improving vision (in over 200 patients in the phase 1 study).

via Medgadget | Israel21c


One Comment on “Implantable Miniature Telescope”

  1. 1 Dianne Parker said at 10:29 am on February 21st, 2006:

    Can these things be used to correct visual problems when the Optic nerve has been damaged badly?

    Thanks


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