Thursday, September 18, 2014
Study with Implantable "Telescope" Underway
Dr. David Boyer with Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group and Dr. Samuel Masket with Advanced Vision Careare participating in a nationwide, post-approval study of an implantable telescope, says a press release from the two practices. The device, developed by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz, has been approved by the FDA to improve vision for people living with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to Masket and Boyer. The study reportedly will corroborate the safety data submitted to the FDA that led to approval and evaluate the patient care program in a commercial setting. Patients wishing to participate should contact one of the two practices. Read more.