Retina Implant wireless subretinal device granted CE mark

The Alpha IMS subretinal implant, shown in a study to restore functional vision in more than half of patients with severe retinitis pigmentosa, has been granted CE mark, according to a news release. Thirty-six patients received the Alpha IMS (Retina Implant AG) microchip, which is a 3 mm × 3 mm, 1,500-pixel device designed to restore vision without externally visible equipment.

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