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Electrode chip restores sight to six blind people

15 July 2019

Six people have regained their sight after surgeons planted an electrode chip sending images directly to their brain. Dr Alex Shortt (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) calls it a “paradigm shift” while Professor Glen Jeffery (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) points out limitations.

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