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shehan
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Re: Photon source matters
shehan   9/30/2013 12:09:29 PM
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@eunice12  - the typical word solar power means getting direct light from the sun to generate electricity. I think this needs to be light powered. 

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Re: Photon source matters
shehan   9/30/2013 12:07:39 PM
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@Orin – I think this need to change from solar power to light power. I am sure the user will lose the other eye too if he stares at the sun for long. 

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Re: How is the device connected to the nerves?
shehan   9/30/2013 12:05:51 PM
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@greenewr – We are talking about a very complex system, the human body itself is a miracle. Technology will defiantly take some time to replace each part of our body just perfectly. 

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Re: Innovations in the medical field
shehan   9/30/2013 12:03:12 PM
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@McDermott – I think it's all about planting the artificial retina on the actual one. I am sure we will have an electronic eye ball very soon. 

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Re: Innovations in the medical field
shehan   9/30/2013 12:01:33 PM
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@Elizabeth – It's nice to see electrical equipment helping medical innovation over and over again. Thanks for sharing the great article.

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Re: ARTIFICIAL RETINA
bobjengr   9/30/2013 7:17:48 AM
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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

Elizabeth M
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Re: Innovations in the medical field
Elizabeth M   9/30/2013 5:20:29 AM
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This is a good question, TJ, and I think another person asked it as well. I honestly don't know the answer so will have to ask the company about this. Stay tuned.

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Re: Photon source matters
Elizabeth M   9/30/2013 5:17:42 AM
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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.

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Re: Innovations in the medical field
Elizabeth M   9/30/2013 5:08:56 AM
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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.

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Re: Innovations in the medical field
Elizabeth M   9/30/2013 5:07:19 AM
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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.

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