Ok, this is just too cool for words. I found this link on BoingBoing just a few minutes ago.
Once implanted, the device protrudes 0.1 to 0.5 millimeter beyond the surface of the pupil but does not touch the corneal endothelium, a layer of cells lining the back of the cornea.
This is not an easy fix, however, and surgeons are developing special techniques to properly and swiftly implant the device without damaging the eye.
Scientists have developed telescopic lenses for the human eye. It’s being developed for medical purposes, but how long will it be before we’re all having super-eyes put in?