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First bionic eye implanted

After the approval of the US Food and Drug administration, the first implantation of bionic eye (artificial retina) took place at University of Michigan, US. The surgeries were performed by Thiran Jayasundera, M.D., and David N. Zacks, M.D., Ph.D.,  for patients with degenerative and blinding eye diseases. The procedure was used for patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa, … Read more