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Science. 2002 Feb 8;295(5557):1022-5.

Will retinal implants restore vision?

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University Eye Hospital Tübingen, Department of Pathophysiology of Vision and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Schleichstr. 12, D - 72076 Tübingen, Germany. ezrenner@uni-tuebingen.de

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  • Science 2002 Mar 22;295(5563):2213.

Abstract

A number of research groups are developing electrical implants that can be attached directly to the retina in an attempt to restore vision to patients suffering from retinal degeneration. However, despite promising results in animal experiments, there are still several major obstacles to overcome before retinal prostheses can be used clinically.

PMID:
11834821
DOI:
10.1126/science.1067996
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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