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