Development of vision in young age
Did you know that we basically don’t see colors when we are born? Our visual acuity improves by a factor of 25 in the first 6 months of our lives. The fact that our visual system develops after birth dictates the feasibility of vision restoration. While vision has been restored to some extent in individuals who acquired blindness after childhood, it is an open question if individuals with congenital blindness can ever profit from visual prostheses.