[nfbwatlk] Fw: FDA clears first implantable telescope for vision

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Fri Jul 9 13:26:03 UTC 2010

The harm is that it postpones the inevitable. Just another example of people 
coming to do good and ending by doing well!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "debby phillips" <semisweetdebby at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:29 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] Fw: FDA clears first implantable telescope for 

> Hi Mike, yeah, I see that, but after having worked with some elderly 
> folks, many of them were unable to leave their homes--not so much because 
> of their blindness but because of other debilitating issues--not having 
> good balance, not hearing well, and in this rural area, having no 
> transportation.  If someone is 80 and or 85 and loves to read and can't 
> get out of their house, (once they get the costs down and know more) which 
> they will, I can't see the harm.  But for now it will be too costly for 
> most of the people I know, anyway.    Peace,    Debby
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