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Duke Researchers Developing a ‘Bionic Eye’

Duke Eye Center, a division of Duke University Medical Center, is poised to offer artificial vision to the blind, with a first-of-its-kind “bionic eye” medical device.

The technology is the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, made by Second Sight Medical Products of California. Duke Eye Center is one of 12 initial eye centers across the country selected by Second Sight last month to offer the Argus II to patients. The Argus II, the result of two decades of research and development, gained FDA approval in February and is already in use in Europe.

Read entire article: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/08/04/4211739/duke-researchers-will-offer-bionic.html

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