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Artificial Vision: What People With Bionic Eyes See

Visual prostheses, or “bionic eyes”, promise to provide artificial vision to visually impaired people who could previously see. The devices consist of micro-electrodes surgically placed in or near one eye, along the optic nerve (which transmits impulses from the eye to the brain), or in the brain. The micro-electrodes stimulate the parts of the visual […]