Friday, November 23, 2012

Canada's Health Department Approves Mini-Telescope for AMD Patients

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., has received a Health Canada Medical Device License  to market in Canada its implantable miniature telescope developed by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz in Canada. The telescope implant can help improve vision of patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).Smaller than a pea, the telescope implant uses micro-optical technology to magnify images which would normally be seen in one's "straight ahead" or central, vision. The images are projected onto the healthy portion of the retina. Read more. Read more.

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