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Steven Coburn Wednesday, July 28, 2010 New retinal implants powered by onboard solar cells have recently been developed by Stanford University researchers who have also developed a photovoltaic chip implant to provide relief from damaged photoreceptor cells. The device boast a video camera (for image capture ), pocket pc to process images and a bright near-infrared screen to produce enough light to enter the eye and charge the photovoltaic cell. Although it only gives
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Unformatted text preview: 20/100 vision which does not recognize large prints and faces. Overall the outlook for the future of medical science regarding the eye is very positive however, as we still “see” there lies quite a bit of ground left to cover. (Tech, 2009) Works Cited Tech, E. (2009, 12 26). Stanford researchers develop solar powered retinal implant. Pro quest , p. n/a. Strategies...
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