Photovoltaic Retinal Implants Combined with Video Goggles Could Restore Sight

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Scientists have been trying to develop feasible retinal implants for decades, but meshing them with the human visual system has always been tricky. James Loudin, from Stanford University, California, and his colleagues have developed a new solution that might overcome past problems thanks to the use of a special pair of glasses, which fire infrared signals into the eye onto an implanted array of silicon photodiodes.

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