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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

I'm not sure it has ever been spelled out in universe, but out of universe LeVar Burton explained in an interview: It was time. Eighty percent of my vision was cut off when I wore that thing, and it ...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

Katherine Pulaski offered Geordi the options of ocular implants or the regeneration of his optic nerve all the way back in TNG season 2. At the time, he didn't seem keen on the ocular implants, as ...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

In-universe, Geordi's VISOR causes him constant pain. From "Encounter at Farpoint": LAFORGE: Is a remarkable piece of bio-electronic engineering by which I quote see much of the EM spectrum ...
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Why did Geordi have his visor replaced with ocular implants between Generations and First Contact?

In the deuterocanonical Trek Litverse (specifically The Insolence of Office) it was because of security concerns following the events of Generations in which his VISOR was hacked and used to aid in ...
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Was Jeremy Aster using male pronouns in reference to his cat, Patches, a blooper?

In-universe Jeremy refers to the cat as "he" in front of both of his parents in the video footage of his dead mother. JEREMY: Patches. Captain Patches is coming in for a landing on the sofa!...
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What are the chase lights under Star Trek viewscreens for?

The chase light sequence might be there to give a coarse visual cue to the crew manning the viewer-facing bridge stations as to at which position the sensors are in their scan cycle. Now you would ...
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