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Thursday, April 13, 2017 | Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight’s Argus II Retinal Prosthesis Implanted in First Patient in Asia

Second Sight Medical Products announced that the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System has been implanted in the first patient in Asia through an exclusive distribution partnership with Orient Europharma…

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Friday, April 07, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Dr. Robert Greenberg, Chairman, Inducted as a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Second Sight Medical Products announced that Robert Greenberg, MD, PhD, Chairman, was inducted as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow at a ceremony held at the Sixth Annual Conference of the …

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Appoints David Jacques as Vice President of Research and Development

Second Sight Medical Products announced the appointment of David Jacques as Vice President of Research and Development. "David has over 30 years of experience in the medical and semiconductor …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Professor Stanislao Rizzo Has Completed His 30th Implant of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis

Second Sight Medical Products announced that Professor Stanislao Rizzo has completed his 30th implant of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis at the Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi located in Flo…

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Thursday, February 02, 2017 | Blindness, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Positive Reimbursement Renewal Decision in Germany

Second Sight Medical Products announced that the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System (InEK) has renewed Status 1 (full approval) for the Epiretinal Prosthesis across 15 hospitals und…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 | Blindness, Second Sight Medical Products

UK Government Announces Funding for Second Sight’s Argus II “Bionic Eye”

Second Sight Medical Products announced that the publicly-funded NHS system will fund blind patients with RP to receive treatment with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System “bionic eye." T…

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Thursday, November 03, 2016 | Earnings & Financials, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Final CMS Hospital Outpatient Payment Rate for 2017 and Two New CPT Codes for Argus II

Second Sight Medical Products announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized its Medicare hospital outpatient payment rate of $150,000.50 for calendar year 2017. The p…

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016 | Miscellaneous, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Final CMS Hospital Outpatient Payment Rate for 2017 and Two New CPT Codes for the Argus II

Second Sight Medical Products announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized its Medicare hospital outpatient payment rate of $150,000.50 for calendar year 2017. The p…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | Blindness, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Successful Implantation and Activation of Wireless Visual Cortical Stimulator in First Human Subject

Second Sight Medical Products announced the first successful implantation and activation of a wireless visual cortical stimulator in a human subject, providing the initial human proof of concept for t…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 | Medical Studies, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Second Sight Medical Products

Five-Year Results of the Argus II Device Published

After 5 years, researchers say the Argus II retinal prosthesis system remains a safe and beneficial way to return functional vision to patients who are blind from retinitis pigmentosa, according to a …

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Thursday, July 07, 2016 | Health Care, Second Sight Medical Products

CMS Establishes Proposed Medicare Outpatient Rate of $150K for Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the proposed rules for the 2017 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System, establishing a proposed Medicare hospital outpati…

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Friday, March 25, 2016 | Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Appoints Steven D. Okland Jr. as Commercial Vice President, US and Canada

Second Sight Medical Products announced the appointment of Steven D. Okland Jr. to Commercial Vice President, US and Canada, according to a company news release. “Steve brings more than 25 ye…

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Friday, February 26, 2016 | Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Mourns Loss and Celebrates Legacy of Founder Alfred E. Mann

Alfred E. Mann, founder of Second Sight Medical Products, has passed away, according to a company news release. “We are all deeply saddened by the loss of our founder, mentor and friend, Al M…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 | Clinical Trials, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight to Announce 5-Year Data from Argus II Clinical Trial Program

Second Sight Medical Products announced it will unveil 5-year outcomes associated with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System during the 39th Annual Macula Society Meeting, being held February 24-27, …

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | Clinical Trials, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Publication of Positive Results in 3-Year FLORA Study of the Argus II

Second Sight Medical Products announced the publication of positive 3-year data from the Functional Low-Vision Observer Rated Assessment (FLORA) study for the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System. The d…

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