Category: Eye

Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System.

Bionic eyes successfully implanted into blind human patients. (via)

Tags: Blindness Eye Technology Vision.

Prosthetic retina.

Micro camera implanted into the eye that will restore vision for the blind. (via)

Tags: Blindness Eye Research Technology Vision.

Pierced Glasses.

Eyewear that is mounted to the face by piercing the bridge of the nose.

Tags: Body Eye Vision.

Artificial compound eye.

Bioengineers used an array of 8700 hexagonal microlenses to successfully mimick the honeycomb pattern of an insect eye.

Tags: Bioengineering Bugs Eye Technology.


Mysterious eye fungus that causes blindness is spreading across the U.S. and seems to target soft contact lens wearers.

Tags: Disease Eye Vision.


Green algae protein injected in retinal cells helps recover visual response in blind mice. (via)

Tags: Animals Eye Research Vision.


Do-it-yourself Lasik surgery kit. (via)

Tags: Eye How-to Surgery Vision.


Woman without eyes has device implanted into her brain that allows her to see. (via)

Tags: Eye Technology Vision.

Mikulicz’s syndrome.

Shakespeare apparently died from a rare eye cancer. (via)

Tags: Art Books Celebrity Disease Eye People.

Trypanosoma cruzi.

Tropical parasite responsible for Chagas disease, a disease that shuts down the retina and causes night blindness.

Tags: Deadly Disease Eye.

Implantable collamer lens.

Artificial lens that is surgically placed on the eye to replace wearing glasses.

Tags: Eye Surgery.

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