In my lifetime?

My friend and researcher of all things bionic, sent this BBC article to me whilst I was in Chile. (Thanks Rybo!)

Trials for ‘bionic’ eye implants (Friday, 16 February 2007)

By Jonathan Fildes
Science and technology reporter, BBC News, San Francisco


Eyechip (USC)

A receiver under the eye surface passes the signals back to the chip

A bionic eye implant that could help restore the sight of millions of blind people could be available to patients within two years.

US researchers have been given the go-ahead to implant the prototype device in 50 to 75 patients…. (read more of the BBC article: here)


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/6368089.stm

But who can afford this? That would suck if all the cyborgs were bougie rich kids!

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