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The Bionic Eye

Posted by Michael Forrest on 30 September 2012 | 0 Comments

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In 1993 when I was a medical student doing a term in the USA at the Mayo Clinic I attended a lecture from a visiting professor who discussed his project, the development of a functioning retinal prosthesis, or Bionic Eye. At the time it seemed to sounded like science fiction, almost like an eccentric dream.


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Dr Forrest practices at Northside Eye Specialists, based at Chermside, North Brisbane. He also consults at Blackwood Street, Mitchelton.

Northside Eye Specialists
Chermside Medical Complex
3/956 Gympie Road
Chermside QLD 4032
Phone: 07 3359 8886
Fax: 07 3359 5557

12 Blackwood Street 
(Postal address: PO Box 6134)
Mitchelton  QLD 4053
Phone: 07 3855 2605
Fax: 07 3855 3707