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FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by SemisoftCheese » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:59 pm

Not sure if there can really be a thread about this, but I thought people in the forum, especially fans of Lilly, would enjoy this news.

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/ ... 339824.htm

Currently, it wouldn't work on someone like Lilly (who was genetically blind from birth), but it's definitely a step forwards. Hopefully, in the next couple years this project will develop even further.

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Post by ReCodes » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:00 pm

i'm happened to be working on a drawing of Lilly, seeing the light the first time
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by Eraser35 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:04 pm

imagine how she would react to Hanako

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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by Umber » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:07 pm

Eraser35 wrote:imagine how she would react to Hanako
Imagine how she would react to Shizune...
Or worse, how Shizune would react to her.
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Post by KeiichiO » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:09 pm

Eraser35 wrote:imagine how she would react to Hanako
"Hanako, is that yo-... HOLY SHIT, WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOUR FACE? GOD DAMN YOU MESSED UP!"

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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by pandaphil » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:10 pm

ReCodes wrote:i'm happened to be working on a drawing of Lilly, seeing the light the first time
:))
There are probably satellites in orbit that would detect the level of Feels from seeing/reading a scene like that.

Eraser35 wrote:imagine how she would react to Hanako
I'm sure it'd be fine. Though it does beg the question, has Hanako ever let Lilly touch her face?
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by YZQ » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:18 pm

I'll think that Lily is resigned to being blind for the rest of her life, and since she had never seen before, she doesn't really know what she had "missed". As for feeling Hanako's face, I go with Sisterhood's view that Hanako had chickened out of letting her do so in the past. But one thing's for sure: If Lily ever got to see again, Hanako can receive surgery to repair the scars on her face.
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by metalangel » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:22 pm

SemisoftCheese wrote:Not sure if there can really be a thread about this, but I thought people in the forum, especially fans of Lilly, would enjoy this news.

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/ ... 339824.htm

Currently, it wouldn't work on someone like Lilly (who was genetically blind from birth), but it's definitely a step forwards. Hopefully, in the next couple years this project will develop even further.

In the words of Mutou: "Science."
Those glasses don't 'cure' blindness any more than cochlear implants 'cure' deafness.
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by pandaphil » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:29 pm

YZQ wrote:I'll think that Lily is resigned to being blind for the rest of her life, and since she had never seen before, she doesn't really know what she had "missed". As for feeling Hanako's face, I go with Sisterhood's view that Hanako had chickened out of letting her do so in the past. But one thing's for sure: If Lily ever got to see again, Hanako can receive surgery to repair the scars on her face.

This sounds like a new topic in the making. "Which of the girls would accept a 'cure' for their disability if one somehow became available"?
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by ReCodes » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:40 pm

pandaphil wrote: There are probably satellites in orbit that would detect the level of Feels from seeing/reading a scene like that.
the problem is how? it's really hard to express
it's easy for me to draw Rin with arms or Shizune could sing and listen to music
but the eyes @_@ HOW???
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Post by KeiichiO » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:46 pm

ReCodes wrote:
pandaphil wrote: There are probably satellites in orbit that would detect the level of Feels from seeing/reading a scene like that.
the problem is how? it's really hard to express
it's easy for me to draw Rin with arms or Shizune could sing and listen to music
but the eyes @_@ HOW???
Make the details in the eyes more defined. Lilly's eyes don't have much detail because they're supposed to imitate the cloudy look of a blind persons eye. That's all I can really think of.

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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by ReCodes » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:48 pm

KeiichiO wrote:
ReCodes wrote:
pandaphil wrote: There are probably satellites in orbit that would detect the level of Feels from seeing/reading a scene like that.
the problem is how? it's really hard to express
it's easy for me to draw Rin with arms or Shizune could sing and listen to music
but the eyes @_@ HOW???
Make the details in the eyes more defined. Lilly's eyes don't have much detail because they're supposed to imitate the cloudy look of a blind persons eye. That's all I can really think of.
i was thinking of that but it's not enough @_@
oh god, this is gonna bugging me whole day
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by YZQ » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:55 pm

metalangel wrote:
SemisoftCheese wrote:Not sure if there can really be a thread about this, but I thought people in the forum, especially fans of Lilly, would enjoy this news.

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/ ... 339824.htm

Currently, it wouldn't work on someone like Lilly (who was genetically blind from birth), but it's definitely a step forwards. Hopefully, in the next couple years this project will develop even further.

In the words of Mutou: "Science."
Those glass don't 'cure' blindness any more than cochlear implants 'cure' deafness.
They are workarounds, workable workarounds.
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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by metalangel » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:56 pm

YZQ wrote:
metalangel wrote:
Those glasses don't 'cure' blindness any more than cochlear implants 'cure' deafness.
They are workarounds, workable workarounds.
Yes. The article agrees.

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Re: FDA approves new "blindness curing" glasses

Post by YZQ » Sat Feb 16, 2013 11:05 pm

ReCodes wrote:
i was thinking of that but it's not enough @_@
oh god, this is gonna bugging me whole day
The thing is that 4LS didn't specify how Lily's blindness came about. With so many parts involved in sight, as long as one part malfunctions, you can't see at all. From the cornea to the optic nerve to others, it's an entire science in itself.
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