Nose Camera And Eye Implants Help Blind Woman To See Again

Nose Camera and Eye Implants Help Blind Woman to See Again

Blindness first began creeping up on Barbara Campbell when she was a teenager, and by her late 30s, her eye disease had stolen what was left of her sight. Now, as part of a striking experiment, she can detect burners on her stove when making a grilled cheese, her mirror frame, and whether her computer monitor is on.

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