Recent scientific advances have allowed eyesight to be partially restored to people who previously would have been blind for life. But scientists at the University of Montreal and the University of Trento have discovered that the rewiring of the senses that occurs in the brains of the long-term blind means that they may not experience full restoration of their vision, Medicalxpress.com reports.
Giulia Dormal, who led the study, explains that several months after surgery to restore vision, the visual cortex did not regain full normal functioning. The visual cortex is the part of the brain that processes information from our eyes.
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