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Uploaded on May 1, 2009
Open your eyes to the latest developments in retinal prosthesis, which could restore vision to patients suffering from diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. Luke Theogarajan of MIT discusses the two leading approaches to retinal prosthesis, a novel bio-ionic neural interface and one that is electrically based, and the hope it holds for researchers and patients alike.
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