Virtual reality-like rehab system helps patients use Argus II

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A computer-assisted rehabilitation environment was shown to be a feasible system for training patients to incorporate the Argus II, according to a study reported here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.
Meghan J. DeBenedictis, MS, LGC, MEd, the coordinator for the Argus program at Cole Eye Institute, told attendees that the device “provides a form of artificial vision that takes patients time to understand and incorporate into their daily lives. Patients must be rehabilitated.”
The Argus II retinal prosthesis

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