Fresh off Rob “Acidman” Smith’s bionic implant, we learn that bionic eyes will soon become a reality. I already find lasik surgery quite amazing; this is several orders of magnitude more impressive. Of course, science is still thirty years behind television on this one.

(Hat tip: Kathy Kinsley)

James Joyner
About James Joyner
James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.


  1. Dean's World says:

    Bionic Eyes
    It’s pretty unbelievable where medical technology is heading. They’re increasingly able to fix deafness with implants, and now curing blindness the same way is on…