Bionic Eye Transplant Succesfully Performed in Hawaii

March 29, 2015 4:35 PM

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A revolutionary bionic retinal implant procedure has been performed in Hawaii by a team at the Eye Surgery Center of Honolulu. The surgery is the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region and will help restore vision for the blind.

The team of medics, led by Dr. Gregg T. Kokame, carried out the innovative procedure on March 24, 2015. Dr. Mark Humayu, Prof. of Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California (USC) Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA, who is the co-inventor of the groundbreaking Argus II implant was also presen...

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