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November 8th, 2010

Technology 'could restore sight'

Abstract:
The scientists found that by using subretinal micro-electrode arrays they could restore visual perception to the extent that people could identify and localise specific objects and even read letters.

Dharmesh Patel, chairman of Eyecare Trust, said: "These early results are very encouraging and we look forward to seeing the results of future trials.

"It clearly demonstrates how developments in nanotechnology can improve the quality of life of millions of people suffering sight loss."

Source:
privatehealth.co.uk

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