The Bio-Retina

artificial retina

There’s still a lot of work being done on electronic retinal implants designed to take the place of a damaged retina. The basic idea is that the electronic retina will pick up the light signals that the damaged retina can longer receive and send the signals back to the brain via the optic nerve.

There’s another company, Nano Retina, based in Israel working on this project. They say the are looking to begin US trials in 2013.

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