Bionic eye gets FDA wink: Argus II is approved (VIDEO)
A bionic eye called the Argus II was approved this week by the FDA. The Second Sight Medical Products system could give people with retinitis pigmentosa, a rare, genetic eye disease, the ability to perceive shapes and movement.
It works like this: A tiny video camera inside a pair of glasses transforms what it sees into data that gets wirelessly transmitted to a surgically implanted artificial retina.
Go ahead and read that again. Then read the official release below.