Re: TECH: Artificial eyeballs

Robert Schrader (
Wed, 12 Mar 1997 11:10:45 -0800 (PST)

anthony c orlando wrote:

> 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.

I recommend a copy of the May 96 Spectrum published by the IEEE. The
entire issue is dedicated to the subject of artificial eyes. ( If you
can't get one, e-mail me a snail mail address and I'll send you my old
copy. )

Robert Schrader