Blind Mice Given Sight After Device Cracks Retinal Code
By Jeanna Smialek -
Aug 13, 2012 3:00 PM ET
Blind mice had their vision restored
with a device that helped diseased retinas send signals to the
brain, according to a study that may lead to new prosthetic
technology for millions of sight-impaired people.
Current devices are limited in the aid they provide to
people with degenerative diseases of the retina, the part of the
eye that converts light into electrical impulses to the brain.
In research described today in the Proceedings
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