In this entry, i would like technology is being increasingly harnessed to overcome blindness. So far, much of the key progress has been restricted to restoring sight for those with a specific type of visual impairment – in particular retinitis pigmentosa – an inherited condition that involves the loss of cells in the retina and causes a decline in vision.
'Bionic' eye on the future: From 'Star Trek' visors 'Mission Impossible' contact lenses
Bionic implanted eyeballs, “Star Trek”style visors, telescopic contact lenses ... these are just a few of the many exciting projects underway to both restore and provide enhanced sight.
Significant strides have been made in tech that will restore and transform lives replacing white canes, service animals, braille machines and more for the visually impaired.