BRAIN IMPLANT TO BE THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
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BRAIN IMPLANT TO BE THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

Bionic eye technology that could restore vision to millions is the goal of the Monash vision group, a research team whose expertise spans engineering, neurosurgery and physiology. Its creation, a device that stimulates the brain rather than the retina, is on track for trial in just two years. Ever since Steve Austin ran across our screens in the 1970s television series The Six Million Dollar Man, the notion of a ‘bionic eye’ that allows the blind to see has tantalised our imaginations.

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BRAIN IMPLANT TO BE THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER