World’s first approved bionic eye to launch in U.S.

The system includes an eyeglass-mounted camera and a tiny antenna and electrode array surgically implanted onto the retina.

(Credit:
Second Sight)

After more than 20 years in the making and FDA approval in February, the Argus II bionic eye is finally here. Well, almost. Developer Second Sight says it has selected clinical centers in 12 U.S. markets where it will begin rolling out the groundbreaking technology later this year.
The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, which was approved in February to treat adults 25 and older with severe to profound retinitis pigmentosa, doesn’t actually…

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