Prosthetic Retina Are Experimentally Able to Restore Sight in Mice

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Neuroscientists have been able to create a prosthetic retina that was able to partially restore the sight to blind mice. The device could be eventually adapted to do the same in human patients. Twenty million people worldwide have become blind due to the degeneration of their retinas, which from the back of the eye converts light into a neural signal.

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