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Retinal Prosthesis: Boon for the Blind?

Retinal Prosthesis a Potential Boon for the Blind
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Researchers at Stanford University in California are developing a retinal prosthesis system they hope will one day give millions of blind people the ability to see again. The system has proved successful with rats but is designed ultimately for sufferers of degenerative retinal diseases like Retinitis Pigmentosa.

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11:53AM PDT on Aug 18, 2012

I wish they would hurry up! My dad ( who is 94) has macular degeneration and NOTHING would make me happier than for him to be able to see again!

6:46AM PDT on Aug 18, 2012

While I do believe that it is great news for those with progressive degenerative vision problems, as well as having the possibility to leading to solutions for other vision issues, such as total blindness, this story was too short to be very newsworthy. How about some details?

6:32AM PDT on Aug 18, 2012

Glad it's coming along.

1:56PM PDT on Aug 17, 2012


12:40PM PDT on Aug 17, 2012

thank you

11:41AM PDT on Aug 17, 2012

Wishing them great success.

11:14AM PDT on Aug 17, 2012

Amazing. Thanks Chris.

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