Science Videos

from AP, Reuters, AFP, and other news services

Michigan man sees thanks to 'bionic eye'

Date:
April 23, 2014
Source:
AP / Powered by NewsLook.com
Summary:
A legally blind Michigan man is 'seeing something new every day' thanks to a high-tech retinal implant procedure. He's one of the first in the country to receive a 'bionic eye' since the federal government approved the surgery. (April 23) Video provided by AP


Related Videos

last updated on 2015-04-25 at 12:41 am EDT

Bionic Eye Gives Blind Man Sight

Bionic Eye Gives Blind Man Sight

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Feb. 25, 2015) — A 68-year-old man who has been without sight for 10 years gets some vision back with the help of a bionic eye. Jeanne Yurman reports. Video provided by Reuters
Powered by NewsLook.com
Blind Man Sees Wife for the First Time in a Decade Here's How

Blind Man Sees Wife for the First Time in a Decade Here's How

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 24, 2015) — A blind man taking part in a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic in the U.S. had his wish come true when he "saw" his wife for the first time in more than 10 years. Allen Zderad has been fitted with Argus II Second Sight bionic eye system that sends a processed video signal directly to his optic nerve allowing his brain to perceive simple images. Ben Gruber explains how it works. Video provided by Reuters
Powered by NewsLook.com
Doctors Turn Android Into Eye Phone

Doctors Turn Android Into Eye Phone

Reuters (Nov. 12, 2013) — A team of eye-car professionals has developed technology that turns an Android smartphone into a portable, low-cost eye examination kit for use in remote areas of the developing world. Its designers say the device will help diagnose eye problems for thousands of people throughout rural Africa and India who are unable or unwilling to travel to urban centres to be tested. Jim Drury has more.
Powered by NewsLook.com
Blind Man Marks 1 Year With 'Bionic' Eye

Blind Man Marks 1 Year With 'Bionic' Eye

AP (Oct. 9, 2014) — A year after being fitted with a bionic eye, Jeroen Perk has taken up archery, something that was unthinkable before his surgery. The Dutch Customs & Excise worker lost his sight completely due to the genetic disease Retinitis Pigmentosa. (Oct. 9) Video provided by AP
Powered by NewsLook.com

Related Stories


Share This



Search ScienceDaily

Number of stories in archives: 140,361

Find with keyword(s):
Enter a keyword or phrase to search ScienceDaily for related topics and research stories.

Save/Print:
Share:

Breaking News:
from the past week

In Other News

... from NewsDaily.com

Science News

Health News

Environment News

Technology News



Save/Print:
Share:

Free Subscriptions


Get the latest science news with ScienceDaily's free email newsletters, updated daily and weekly. Or view hourly updated newsfeeds in your RSS reader:

Get Social & Mobile


Keep up to date with the latest news from ScienceDaily via social networks and mobile apps:

Have Feedback?


Tell us what you think of ScienceDaily -- we welcome both positive and negative comments. Have any problems using the site? Questions?
Mobile: iPhone Android Web
Follow: Facebook Twitter Google+
Subscribe: RSS Feeds Email Newsletters
Latest Headlines Health & Medicine Mind & Brain Space & Time Matter & Energy Computers & Math Plants & Animals Earth & Climate Fossils & Ruins