Bionic eye delivers 'flashes of light'

An Australian woman has been the first recipient of a prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes, which has succeeded in restoring some of her vision.

Bionic eye gives sight to the blind

For the first time ever, real-life trials have shown that sight can be restored to the totally blind, thanks to an electronic retina.

Retinal implant restores sight to the blind

German scientists have developed a chip which can be implanted behind the retina to restore sight to blind people.

Team grows retina from stem cells

UC Irvine researchers have created a retina from human embryonic stem cells, the first time they've been used to create a three-dimensional tissue structure.