Development of a Cortical Visual Neuroprosthesis for the Bind: Replacing the Role of the Retina

Fernandez, Eduardo ;   Martínez-Álvarez, Antonio ;   Andres, Olmedo ;   Romero, Samuel ;   Morillas, Christian ;   Ferrandez, Jose M. ;   Pelayo, Francisco ;   Normann, Richard

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – Visual

Cortical prostheses are a subgroup of visual neuroprosthesis capable of eliciting visual percepts in profoundly blind people through direct...

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Optimizing Retinal Ganglion Cell Responses to High-Frequency Electrical Stimulation Strategies for Preferential Neuronal Excitation

Guo, Tianruo ;   Lovell, Nigel H. ;   Tsai, David ;   Twyford, Perry ;   Fried, Shelley ;   Morley, John William ;   Suaning, Gregg ;   Dokos, Socrates

Tags Sensory neuroprosthesesSensory neuroprostheses – Visual

A retinal ganglion cell (RGC) model based on accurate biophysics and detailed representations of cell morphologies was used to understand how...

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Participant Perspectives from a Cortical Vision Implant Study: Ethical and Psychological Implications

Lane, Frank

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – VisualHuman performance

A total of thirteen individuals were interviewed and asked to describe their experiences of participating in a cortical vision implant study...

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Photovoltaic Restoration of High Visual Acuity in Rats with Retinal Degeneration

Lorach, Henri ;   Goetz, Georges ;   Mandel, Yossi ;   Smith, Richard ;   Boinagrov, David ;   Lei, Xin ;   Dalal, Roopa ;   Huie, Philip ;   Kamins, Ted ;   Harris, James S. ;   Mathieson, Keith ;   Sher, Alexander ;   Palanker, Daniel

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – VisualNeural interfaces – Neural stimulationNeural interfaces – Implantable systems

Patients with retinal degeneration lose sight due to gradual demise of photoreceptors. Electrical stimulation of the surviving retinal neurons...

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Spatial Properties of Network-Mediated Response of Retinal Ganglion Cells to Electric Stimulation

Im, Maesoon ;   Fried, Shelley

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – VisualNeural interfaces – Neural stimulation

Retinal prosthetics consistently demonstrate the ability to restore limited visual perception to those blinded from outer retinal degenerative...

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To what Extent can Retinal Prostheses Restore Vision?

Rathbun, Daniel ;   Jalligampala, Archana ;   Stingl, Katarina ;   Zrenner, Eberhart

Tags Sensory neuroprostheses – VisualNeural interfaces – Neural stimulationClinical neurophysiology

After a general consideration of the various approaches as well as chances and limits of electrical stimulation of the retina for restoring...

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