How BVA's retinal implant works (Image: BVA)
Dianne Ashworth testing her new retinal implant: “All of a sudden I could see a flash of light. It was amazing" (Image: BVA)
Australia has a bit of a history when it comes to pioneering cyborg technology. The country was home to the first functioning bionic ear implant in 1978 and now, in 2012, comes a new version of a bionic eye, with Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) researchers announcing the success of their first retinal implant trial.
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