I spy with my bionic eye…

Written by Georgi Makin

A research team has successfully developed a prototype for a bionic eye, made entirely from a 3D printed array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface. A study published in Advanced Materials describes a research team’s success in the development of a bionic eye, made entirely from a 3D printed array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface. A world first, the prototype could be a giant leap forward in tackling impaired sight. “Bionic eyes are usually thought of as science fiction, but now we are closer than ever using a multimaterial 3D printer,” explained Michael McAlpine, Benjamin Mayhugh Associate...

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