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Artificial retina returns sight blind

September 8 2007

Japan has created an artificial retina, which in the long term will help restore vision to patients blind. The technology was developed by experts Corporation Seika, Epson. "

The retina is a very thin aluminum matrix with the elements of silicon. Matrix resolution still makes only 100 pixels, but after reducing the size of the chip, it can be increased up to 2 thousand graphic elements. According to experts, if such a chip implanted into a blind man, he can close range to distinguish large objects, such as a door or desk, reports City-FM.

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