People may be treated by hacking into the Nervous System, in the future
3 The Amazing World of Optogenetics
The new gene therapy of optogenetics has already undergone human trials where patients have received the therapy with various groups displaying exceptional results of almost normal vision. The technology is now advancing to seek remedies for glaucoma and traumatic blindness.
In the case of hearing implants, the US and German scientists are exploring techniques of optogenetics to help those suffering from hearing loss, to be fitted with devices that can help them hear music.