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Tag Archives: Retinitis pigmentosa

Acupuncture for headaches and eye problems

I often get questions from my patients about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for the treatment of their eye problems. Maybe it’s because I’m in California… or maybe it’s because … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Artificial retina FDA approved

3 months ago, I wrote that the Argus II artificial retina implant had been recommended for FDA approval. 3 days ago, the FDA actually approved the device. This is exciting … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bionic vision almost a reality

This week, a United States FDA panel recommended the Argus II retinal prosthesis chip for approval. Already in use in Europe, the Argus II chip has 60 electrodes that could … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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