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FEB 15, 2013 - Time

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FDA Approves First Bionic Eye

It won’t restore sight completely, but allows sight-impaired individuals to detect light and dark. On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a device created by Second Sight Medical Products that can be used to treat a rare type of blindness calledĀ retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Retinitis pigmentosa isĀ a genetic eye condition in which cells of the retina, which are responsible for translating light rays into images in the brain, gradually deteriorate. People with the condition start to lose peripheral vision first, then find it harder to see at night until ... Read More

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