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Artificial Vision — The 2nd Bonn Dialogue. The International Symposium on Visual Prosthesis

Retina Implant Foundation

19.09.2009, Bonn

The C-Sight Project

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  • author Quishi Ren - College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China

Artificial Vision – The 2nd Bonn Dialogue. The International Symposium on Visual Prosthesis. Bonn, 19.-19.09.2009. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2009. Doc09ri14

DOI: 10.3205/09ri14, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-09ri145

Published: November 30, 2009

© 2009 Ren.
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Recently, a new type of visual prosthesis based on optic nerve stimulation with penetrating electrode array is developed by our group. In this presentation, we will describe the overall design principle, the technological development, and the experimental studies of the device. surgical approach to expose the optic nerve (ON), optimal site for electrode implantation, topographic distribution of the ON fibers, microvasculature distribution in ON, and biocompatibility of stimulating microelectrodes were investigated. The key issues and future challenges of visual prosthesis for blindness will also be discussed.

This lecture is available as video recording (Attachment 1 [Attach. 1]).