Restoring Sight to the Blind

Millions of people worldwide suffer from ocular diseases that degrade the retina, the light-processing component of the eye, causing blindness.

In the latest program from the UC-operated Lawrence Livermore National Lab, a team of researchers describes how the nervous system works and how neurons communicate, followed by an introduction to the the first long-term retinal prosthesis that can function for years inside the harsh biological environment of the eye.

 

See how technology is “Restoring Sight to the Blind: Bridging the Medical Gap with Technology,” now online.

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