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Artificial vision: what people with bionic eyes see

04:40 EDT 17 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Visual prostheses, or "bionic eyes", promise to provide artificial vision to visually impaired people who could previously see. The devices consist of micro-electrodes surgically placed in or near one eye, along the optic nerve (which transmits impulses from the eye to the brain), or in the brain.

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