Bionic Eye Restores Partial Vision to Blind Man

People diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease are seeing a new future thanks to bionic eye technology.

For decades, Larry Hester adjusted to life without vision after retinitis pigmentosa caused the photoreceptor cells in his eyes to gradually die off. But this week, Hester’s sight was partially restored following surgery that transformed his eye into a bionic eye. He’s now the seventh person to undergo this FDA-approved procedure.

Hester received the device in September, but he tes

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