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Better Vision, With a Telescope Inside the Eye

published by The New York Times
Jul 27, 2009

A TINY glass telescope has been successfully implanted in the eyes of people with severely damaged retinas, helping them to read, watch television and better see familiar faces. The device is for people with  advanced form of macular degeneration.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/19/business/19novel.html