DOE Artificial Retina Project

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Funding for this work ended in FY 2011.


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NY Times: The FDA approves bionic eye
February 2013

Video and article


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Second Sight 2012 Argus II retinal prosthesis system
Overview video from Second Sight explaining how the artificial retina works.

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Artificial retina implant surgeries
Two surgical videos available from Second Sight via You Tube


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PBS NEWSHOUR features artificial retina
July 2011

Video and article


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CNN feature: Artificial retina gives woman limited vision after decades of darkness
December 2009


Video and article


The Doctors features artificial retina
November 2009

National television show features Dr. Humayun and the Artificial Retina Project.

Video


NBC Nightly News features bionic eye
June 2009

This video provides overview material about the Artificial Retina Project and its collaborators.

Video


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BBC News feature: The man with the bionic eye
2009

BBC Video and article


Artificial Retina Project Overview
March 2009
This video provides overview material about the Artificial Retina Project and its collaborators.

Video (QuickTime Player is recommended.)


Bionic Eye: VoicePrint interview with Dr. Gerald Chader, Doheny Eye Institute
October 2007


Listen (QuickTime Player is recommended.)


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Artificial Retina Project Overview
February 2007
This video provides overview material about the Artificial Retina Project and its collaborators.

Video (QuickTime Player is recommended.)


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Scientific American Frontiers program
April 6, 2005

In part 2 of Alan Alda's Scientific American Frontiers episode on Cybersenses, Alda takes you behind the scenes at Doheny Eye Institute and meets one of their artificial retina implant patients.

Video and transcripts are available.


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Artificial Retina Project Overview (Archived Edition)
October 2004
This video provides overview material about the Artificial Retina Project and its key players. It includes a brief interview with an early implant recipient.

Download the five minute, 12 MB video. (Requires Windows Media Player.)

 

 

The Artificial Retina Project was part of the
Biological and Environmental Research Program
of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science
Funding for this work ended in FY 2011.

 

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