Gallery: Visioncare Ophthalmic Technologies Telescope Implant

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This implant was designed to help the third of Americans over 75 with macular degeneration, which kills the photoreceptors at the center of the retina. This ruins "straight-ahead" vision.Courtesy Visioncare Ophthalmic Technologies
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The telescope eye implant spreads light to healthy cells on the perimeter of the retina.Courtesy Visioncare Ophthalmic Technologies
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In clinical trials, three quarters of patients saw their vision improve thanks to the implant.Courtesy Visioncare Ophthalmic Technologies
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With just an outpatient procedure, participants in the trial were able to once again read, watch TV and recognize faces.Courtesy Visioncare Ophthalmic Technologies