DOE Artificial Retina Project

Archive Site Provided for Historical Purposes

Funding for this work ended in FY 2011.

Multimedia Presentations

NY Times: The FDA approves bionic eye
February 2013

Video and article

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

Video

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

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


Video and article

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.)

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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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.



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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