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Update on ARGUS II

Author(s)/Faculty: Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
Release Date: 3/5/2014Expiration Date: 3/4/2015
Credit Type: CMENumber of Credits: 0
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The Argus II retinal prosthesis has been shown to improve the capabilities of patients with retinitis pigmentosa in tasks that require broader vision, such as locating doors and windows, sorting light and dark clothes, avoiding obstacles and staying within a crosswalk, which help patients feel more “visual” and more socially connected, but have not been shown to restore fine vision for detailed tasks.