Orion system shows positive safety, efficacy profile in feasibility study

An early feasibility study showed the Orion visual cortical prosthesis system was generally safe, with all patients being able to see phosphenes and some being able to detect motion at 12 months after implant, Second Sight Medical Products announced in a press release.
The Orion is an implantable cortical stimulation device designed to provide artificial vision to individuals who are blind by converting images captured by a miniature video camera mounted on glasses into a series of small electrical pulses, transmitted wirelessly to an array of electrodes implanted on the (Read more...)

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