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Tue 12 Mar 2013, 6:00pm–8:00pm

Where: The Edge, Federation Square, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Melbourne CBD, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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How will the bionic eye change the lives of blind and visually impaired Australians?

Lead surgeon on the pre-Bionic Eye surgery team, Dr Penny Allen from The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital reflects on the challenges of developing and implanting the world’s first bionic eye prototype. The first in the Eye and Ear 150th anniversary public lecture series, Dr Allen explores what this advancing technology means, not just for the medical community but for people globally and the promise it holds for restoring sight.