This bionic eye implant is restoring people's sight

British Man Receives First 'Bionic Eye' To Restore Vision

Bionic body parts used to belong to science fiction, but we are making incredible progress to bring them into our daily life.

The latest case is this 80-year-old man from the UK that received a bionic eye implant, which partially restored his sight.

According to BBC, Ray Flynn can now make out the direction of white lines on a computer screen thanks to his new retinal implant.

The implanted system is originally manufactured in the US by company Second Sight, which has already restored the vision of some patients who were previously blind due to retinitis pigmentosa.

Here is a visual breakdown explaining how it works:

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