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The world's first approved device intended to restore vision for people suffering from blindness.

System Overview

The Implant

The implant is an epiretinal prosthesis surgically implanted in and on the eye that includes an antenna, an electronics case, and an electrode array.

Eye Implant Diagram

The External Equipment

The external equipment includes glasses, a video processing unit (VPU) and a cable.

Implant External Equipment

Argus II Animation

Disclaimer: this animation is intended to demonstrate how the system operates, and may not reflect the specific visual performance of a given user of the system.

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