Re: TECH: Technology accelerating technological progress

Chris Hind (
Tue, 11 Mar 1997 23:25:45 -0800

>If anybody knows anything about artificial retinas, transplants, or
>technologies that might lead to them, I'd like to know. I'm visually
>impaired and close to losing my remaining sight due to a genetic disease
>causing my retinal cells to die (Retinitis Pigmentosa). Id like to know
>what possibly lies around the bend that might give me my vision back.

Tony, then you REALLY MUST see Future Fantastic! They show experiments
where they allowed a guy to see lines and colors by putting a chip on the
optic nerve. I'm very sure you will get your vision back. The optic nerve
doesn't atrophy with that disease correct? I sure hope not.

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

Chris Hind ( Upward, Outward, ACTION!
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