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Surgeon reports positive outcomes of retinal prosthesis in two patients

Surgeon reports positive outcomes of retinal prosthesis in two patients
April 16, 2015

BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, Italy — The first two patients implanted with the Argus II retinal prosthesis at a hospital in Camposampiero, Italy, are doing well and are happy with the results, according to Marzio Chizzolini, MD, head of the ophthalmology department.

The first implantation of the Argus II (Second Sight Medical Products) was performed in Italy in 2011 at the University of Pisa. Following CE mark approval and entry into the market, the implant has been used in 11 patients in Europe — six in Italy and five in Germany.

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