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Visual Prosthesis

Known as: Retinal Prostheses, Prosthesis, Visual, Retinal Prosthesis 
Artificial device such as an externally-worn camera attached to a stimulator on the RETINA, OPTIC NERVE, or VISUAL CORTEX, intended to restore or… Expand
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE This study evaluated the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., Sylmar, CA) in blind… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Retinal degenerative diseases lead to blindness due to loss of the “image capturing” photoreceptors, while neurons in the “image… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
A light-sensitive, externally powered microchip was surgically implanted subretinally near the macular region of volunteers blind… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To assess visual task performance in three blind subjects implanted with epiretinal prostheses. DESIGN Prospective… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
A retinal prosthesis was permanently implanted in the eye of a completely blind test subject. This report details the results… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Blindness is more feared by the public than any ailment with the exception of cancer and AIDS. We report the development of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The idea of implanting microphotodiode arrays as visual prostheses has aroused controversy on its feasibility from the moment it… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The feasibility of producing a visual prosthesis for the blind using intracortical microstimulation (ICMS) of the visual cortex… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
1. To explore the feasibility of a visual prosthesis for the blind, human visual cortex has been stimulated during a series of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
✓ The topographical anatomy of the primary visual cortex in man was studied by macroscopic identification and measurement of the… Expand
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