Artificial vision for the blind by brain implant

02/11/2021

Photo: an elderly lady in a red sweater wearing experimental vision glasses; Copyright: John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah

Spanish Berna Gómez spent six months working with researchers to test an experimental visual prosthesis which used an electrode array implanted into her brain’s visual cortex. Gómez has been fully blind for more than 18 years.