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    hi every one i am a 4th year medical student who is trying to invent artificial eyes anyone intrested pls pls let me know


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    Is this the kind of thing you have in mind? Australian team hails bionic eye success - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


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    yes it is, great to see they have started, am sorry do you think they have invented one which can work on completely blind people, thanks for ur answer
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    I heard the interview with the woman who had the first experimental one. They reckon they'll be testing more generally in people from next year on. Their first targets will be people who lost their sight through disease - the woman in question had had meningitis I think.

    They've had a lot of good results with the bionic ear for people born deaf. Presumably they'll have appropriate preparation and training for people blind from birth when they move onto them. But they'd need to get it a bit more sophisticated. The current version is adequate only for shapes and avoiding obstacles, but it's only the beginning.
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    thank's alot
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    Those who bemoan the problems and destruction that advanced technology brings often conveniently overlook the enormous imrpovements in quality of life that have the same source.

    Equally, lets not forget that very simple technology, for example for producing clean water, can have a dramatic effect on the quality of life for thousands for what will be the cost of returning sight to a single person. That's not an argument against; it's an argument for 'as well'.
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    i understand thank you very much
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    Hmm.. I'm at this moment still very sceptical about it. I mean all that happened were flashes of light. Although it was something, from retinitis pigmentosa, which is a disease where the retina dies off. Seeing flashes of light, still is easy to simulate, simply submit signals to the optic nerve. Connecting each and every one of those nerves correctly, where the brain can comprehend those signals, is the biggest step. I doubt this will happen anytime soon. Not before 60 years from now..
    Growing up, i marveled at star-trek's science, and ignored the perfect society. Now, i try to ignore their science, and marvel at the society.

    Imagine, being able to create matter out of thin air, and not coming up with using drones for boarding hostile ships. Or using drones to defend your own ship. Heck, using drones to block energy attacks, counterattack or for surveillance. Unless, of course, they are nano-machines in your blood, which is a billion times more complex..
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    @ zwoler thank you, but i think you can do anything you just have to want it bad enough
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