1. Subscribersonhouse
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    06 Nov '13 16:27
    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-breakthrough-retinal-implants-sight.html

    Not sure when it will be reality but it is certainly getting closer.
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    07 Nov '13 06:22
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-breakthrough-retinal-implants-sight.html

    Not sure when it will be reality but it is certainly getting closer.
    Restoring sight is one of the top life changing things you can do for someone.

    One cool thing about this technology is that it can potentially allow someone to see in different parts of the spectrum from us normal humans.
    Geordi La Forge in star trek demonstrates this idea.

    So in the future, the formerly blind may become better at seeing than the rest of us.
  3. Subscribersonhouse
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    11 Nov '13 01:59
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    Restoring sight is one of the top life changing things you can do for someone.

    One cool thing about this technology is that it can potentially allow someone to see in different parts of the spectrum from us normal humans.
    Geordi La Forge in star trek demonstrates this idea.

    So in the future, the formerly blind may become better at seeing than the rest of us.
    It will still be a while before these artificial means equals our resolution.