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Wireless subretinal implant holds promise for the visually impaired : EDN Network Tech Edge


The French company’s PRIMA subretinal system is based on a tiny silicon implant containing several thousand electrodes that is placed just behind the retina?”the part of the eye containing photoreceptor cells. The honeycomb-shaped wireless device converts light transmitted from special glasses worn by the recipient into electrical current, which stimulates the retina’s bipolar cells. According to Pixium, this approach enables a more physiological processing of the visual signal.

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2019-09-11T17:33:08+02:00July 25th, 2015|News|