Frequently Asked Questions

Where Is The Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System Available?

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System ("Argus II") is approved for use in the European Economic Area (CE Mark) and in the USA (FDA approval).

Which Of My Patients Might Benefit From Argus II?

Argus II is approved for use in the European Economic Area for persons meeting the following criteria:

  • Adults, age 25 years or older
  • Severe to profound outer retinal degeneration
  • Some residual light perception; if no residual light perception remains, the retina must be able to respond to electrical stimulation
  • Previous history of useful form vision

For more information on contraindications and other labelling, contact Second Sight: physicians@2-sight.com.


How Do I Learn More?

For more information about the system: Argus II
For other general questions contact our physicians