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How Does Argus® II Produce Sight?
In a healthy eye, the photoreceptors (rods and cones) in the retina convert light into tiny electrochemical impulses that are sent through the optic nerve and into the brain, where they are decoded into images. If the photoreceptors no longer function correctly—due to conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa—the first step in this process is disrupted, and the visual system cannot transform light into images.

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System ("Argus II") bypasses the damaged photoreceptors altogether. A miniature video camera housed in the patient’s glasses captures a scene. The video is sent to a small patient-worn computer (i.e., the video processing unit – VPU) where it is processed and transformed into instructions that are sent back to the glasses via a cable. These instructions are transmitted wirelessly to an antenna in the implant. The signals are then sent to the electrode array, which emits small pulses of electricity. These pulses bypass the damaged photoreceptors and stimulate the retina’s remaining cells, which transmit the visual information along the optic nerve to the brain, creating the perception of patterns of light. Patients learn to interpret these visual patterns.

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83 Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Recommends Public Funding for SecoJulius Wong-November 10
82 Expedited Access Pathway Designation for the Orion Cortical Visual Prosthesis SJulius Wong-November 8
81 Second Sight on go to start study of Orion Cortical Visual Prosthesis The FDA hJulius Wong-November 2
80 Second Sight Receives Full FDA Approval to Begin First Orion Human Clinical StuJulius Wong1November 2
79Bullish crossover in MACD and Stochatics. [graphic]hollyhunter-September 25
78 Second Sight perks up on article about Orion implant in MIT journal; shares up Julius Wong-September 18
77Second Sight board member reports 42% stake, shares up 15% Thinly traded nano caJulius Wong-September 11
76 Second Sight Receives Conditional FDA Approval to Begin First Orion Human CliniJulius Wong1August 28
75Medicare reimbursement for Second Sight's Argus may drop 19% next year The UJulius Wong-July 14
74 Second Sight Announces Market Entry into South Korea with Two Implants and PerfJulius Wong-July 5
73 Second Sight Announces Expansion of Medicare Coverage for Argus II Retinal ProsJulius Wong1July 3
72Pretty wide range for day one for EYESW. Almost no volume though - less than $5Rocky9-March 29
71EYESW starts trading on Wednesday - finance.yahoo.comRocky9-March 27
70Rights offering - warrants (EYESW) not trading yet. On earnings call they said Rocky9-March 17
69 EYES Form 10-k biz.yahoo.comJulius Wong-March 17
68 RT...eSight visor aids many legally blind people msn.comSavant-February 16
67WOW - I assume the move is related to the rights offering of stock and warrants.Rocky9-February 7
66 Second Sight Announces Positive Reimbursement Renewal Decision in Germany finaJulius Wong-February 2
65 UK Government Announces Funding for Second Sight’s Argus II “Bionic Eye” finanJulius Wong-12/22/2016
64World's first bionic eye to give millions the chance of seeing again: Chip bGlenn Petersen110/31/2016
63 Second Sight’s Orion I Brain Implant Bypasses Visual System to Let Blind See mJulius Wong-10/26/2016
62Second Sight Announces Successful Implantation and Activation of Wireless VisuaGlenn Petersen-10/25/2016
61 Second Sight Announces Positive Five-Year Data from Argus II Retinal ProsthesisJulius Wong-7/21/2016
60 Second Sight Announces CMS Establishes Proposed Medicare Outpatient Rate for ArJulius Wong-7/7/2016
59 Blind man sees again video.foxnews.comJulius Wong-6/9/2016
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