New Technology Helps The Blind To See

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New Technology Helps The Blind To See

  1. 1. New Technology Helps the Blind To See <br />By Jennie Nadel, Sophie Biber, and Zoe Lee-Mcdermott<br />
  2. 2. For people with limited or no eye site they are amazed that they can now see things they never thought they would. <br />
  3. 3. The Artificial Retina <br />The Artificial Retina looks like glasses.<br />Electrodes are surgically implanted to the patients eye. <br />Then a camera is installed on the bridge of their nose. <br />Patients also wear a video processor on their waist.<br />
  4. 4. THE ARTIFICAL RETINA<br />
  5. 5. What the patient looks like wearing the Artificial Retina<br />
  6. 6. There are also different possible solutions to eye restoration<br />Stem cell research is considered.<br />Capsules are implanted into people’s eyes. The capsules have proteins that delay the process of decaying light-responding cells that result in blindness. <br />
  7. 7. Patients who use the artificial retina say they can tell…<br />Plates from cups<br />Grass on the sidewalk<br />white socks from dark<br />The difference between a door and a window <br />Large letters in the alphabet<br />Where people are<br />
  8. 8. Acknowledgments <br />http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/27/health/research/27eye.html?_r=2&scp=1&sq=burst%20of%20technology%20helps%20bling%20to%20see&st=cse<br />Wilsons Biology Lab Youtube Tutorials<br />http://www.youtube.com/user/wilsonsbiologylab#p/c/3CA8A21F89505C73/6/ryb4VPSmKuo<br />http://www.youtube.com/user/wilsonsbiologylab#p/c/3CA8A21F89505C73/15/-M0iT-LCK5k<br />Mr. Wilson’s Students corner<br />

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