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Mini-Telescope Eye Implants!

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posted on Aug, 17 2007 @ 02:18 PM
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Mini-Telescope Eye Implants!


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Those suffering from advanced stages of macular degeneration may by the end of this year be able to halt and even reverse vision loss caused by the age-related eye disease. If, that is, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives ophthalmologists the green light to implant new miniature telescopelike devices in patients' damaged eyes.

The optical prosthetics, tiny enough to be balanced on a fingertip, dramatically improved the vision of about two thirds of the 206 patients studied in a..
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posted on Aug, 17 2007 @ 02:18 PM
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The potential of modern technology is becoming increasingly astounding,where technology can actually reverse the effects of disease.

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posted on Aug, 17 2007 @ 02:53 PM
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wow talk about modern Medicine



posted on Aug, 17 2007 @ 03:02 PM
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alright i'd like an eye enhancement. i'll take night vision, xray vision, and throw in some cable tv. im sure commercial aplications will become apart of these advancements. then when we are all implanted we can walk and watch at the same time. then big brother can broadcast some fake reality vision for us to except as reality while horrible things happen right before our covered eyes.
would be cool if it was like interactive tv contact lens to use as a telescope or any other application like night vision or x ray vision. time will tell.



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