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VisionCare’s Implantable Miniature Telescope approved by FDA

By Damir Beciri
One Comment12 July 2010

visioncare-implantable-miniature-telescopeVisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the company’s Implantable Miniature Telescope which is used to improve vision in patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD). VisionCare’s telescope implant is integral to a new patient care program, CentraSight, for treating patients… »


Bionic eye – Eyeborg

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments10 April 2009

steve-photo-eye-operation-led.jpgCanadian filmmaker Rob Spence damaged his right eye as a 13-year-old while playing with his grandfather’s gun, and eventually had surgery to wear a non-functional prosthetic eye. Engineer Kosta Grammatis has succeeded in placing a working red LED in Spence’s eye  giving him a look similar to the star cyborg in The Terminator. It is… »