Hello Elizabeth. When my wife had her surgery she was prescribed an anti-rejection drug sneak antibiotic. I wonder if the same medications would work and be effective for the lenses you describe. Many thanks. Bob
Even though I wrote the story and used the term, Orin, I do think you're right. I didn't feel quite right saysing "solar-powered." Although in a way, doesn't all the natural light on the earth come from the sun? Even on an overcast or rainy day, isn't the sun responsible for light? So while I completely see your point, I think an argument might be made for the other side as well.
Thank you, etmax. I did enjoy writing about this because of the possibility it has to really help people. Your question is an excellent one for the designers of this invention. I will pass it along and see what they say.
Thank you for your comment, briantutt. I really find it gratifying to write about technologies like this that can really help people, and the thought that this invention could help your wife regain her vision is a really positive one. Technology really is providing cures for things that would've never been possible in the past. I do hope sometime your wife gets the treatment she needs with the help of such inventions.
The 100% solar-powered airplane Solar Impulse 2 is prepping for its upcoming flight, becoming the first plane to fly around the world without using fuel. It's able to do so because of above-average performance by all of the technologies that go into it, especially materials.
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Good engineering designs are those that work in the real world; bad designs are those that don’t. If we agree to set our egos aside and let the real world be our guide, we can resolve nearly any disagreement.
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