Antabuse, a drug commonly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder, may help to restore eyesight in people with genetic retinitis pigmentosa and other disorders associated with retinal degeneration.
The Argus II system improves quality of life and visual function for people blinded by retinitis pigmentosa.
A British woman is able to read the time clearly for the first time in years after receiving a new bionic eye implant.
A team of University of California, Berkeley, scientists in collaboration with researchers at the University of Munich and University of Washington, in Seattle, has discovered a chemical that temporarily restores some vision to blind mice, and is working on an improved compound that may someday allow people with degenerative blindness to see again.
Researchers have developed a new type of nanowire material that may improve both retinal and brain implants.