Blind Man Sees Wife for First Time with Bionic Eye

Treatment brings hope to grandson, who also has degenerative disease.

By Published on February 23, 2015

A blind man’s sight is restored after he receives a bionic eye.

Dr. Iezzi is already planning on implanting the device in a second patient, while researching future uses for patients who have other eye conditions besides retinitis pigmentosa, like patients with glaucoma, or soldiers who may have lost their eyes in combat. Zderad wants to help further the research by pushing his own limits.

“I’m glad I have the energy and stamina to put in the time and effort, I’m really excited. God has given me the strength at 68 years of age to still keep going, this is great,” saidZderad.

To Zderad, vision is more than sight, and more than modern technology. He walks straight towards his wife and kisses her smack dab on the lips.

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