The potential to restore vision to the blind
Researchers are testing a new type of implant that has the potential to restore vision to the blind. The implant is a hair like device that generates magnetic fields to induce electrical activity in the brain that stimulates the visual cortex. The device is being developed through a collaboration between Harvard Medical School, Mass General Hospital and the Palo Alto Research Center.
Aired: 07/10/17Video has closed captioning.