Consultation Issued On UK Government Funding Bionic Eye

A retinal prosthesis system that could restore the vision of patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) has made a stride forward in its bid to be available through the NHS in England.

The device is already accessible in many parts of Europe, as well as the U.S.

If the treatment is made available on the NHS in England, it will bring hope to the many patients with profound vision loss from RP, who could experience the real, and, in some cases, life-changing, benefits of this prosthesis.”

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