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Science New Artificial Lenses Give Recipients Super-Vision
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Written by Daniel   
Friday, 04 December 2009 19:06

From DailyTech

The new type of artificial lenses endow patients with "super-vision", better than the best standard adult human vision. 
The era of cybernetic superpeople appears to be finally taking off



From the popular PC game Deus Ex to movies like Robocop, a consistent theme in science fiction has been cyborgs, humans implanted with advanced technology to offer them superior abilities to traditional humans.  Such inventions haven't exactly taken off -- RFID implants are about as "cyborgish" as people have become of late.  However, a new medical procedure should re-excite those who dream of synthetic super-capabilities.

Doctors and medical researchers at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital, a medical facility near Sussex in the UK, have completed the most advanced artificial lens implant to date and have endowed patients with vision better than the most able humans traditionally have. [More...] [Comments...]

 

 

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