Bionic eye helps man see wife for first time in 10 years - Health News - redOrbit

February 24, 2015 7:48 PM

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A new bionic eye implant has made it possible for a 68-year-old Minnesota native suffering from a degenerative eye condition to see his wife for the first time in more than a decade.

According to Mashable, Allen Zderad was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa nearly 20 years ago, and since then he had lost nearly all of his eyesight to the disease, which causes damage to the tissue at the back of the inner eye that converts light images to nerve signals.

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