for a window of hope

for a window of hope

We help people who suffer from retinitis pigmentosa to retain their residual vision for longer or regain a certain degree of useful sight.

Your Expert for retinitis pigmentosa


What is retinitis pigmentosa?

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) refers to a heterogeneous group of hereditary retinal diseases, which cause the gradual degeneration of retinal photoreceptor cells in the eye.

 

Further information about RP

How we can help with RP

Our Electrical stimulation therapy offers a chance to positively influence the progression of the disease. With our worldwide unique retinal implant blind people have the chance to regain a degree of visual perception.

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How we support doctors

For ophthalmologists and surgeons we have a separate area on this website with information for further professional development. A login is required to access this content.

News


Retina Implant

France: Launch of the Retina Implant study under the „Forfait Innovation“

(Reutlingen, Germany / Montpellier, Poitiers, France) – In early June 2018 the French administrative authority for health care "Direction générale de l'offre de soins" (DGOS) announced its commitment [...]

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Stark vergrößerte Darstellung des RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS

Externe Meldung

Computer journal c't provides technical insight into the subretinal implant

In an interview with CTO Dr. Alfred Stett Arne Grävemeyer describes technically precise and understandable the interface from biology to engineering bridged with the subretinal implant.

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Externe Meldung

The Association Aktion Mensch launches initiative "Mission Future: For a togetherness like never before"

What could the world of tomorrow look like? The registered association Aktion Mensch has published a fantastic video on "Inclusion from the beginning".

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Events

For physicians

22.06.2018 to 23.06.2018

Forschungszentrum caesar, Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 2, 53175 Bonn

31. Annual Meeting of the Retinological Society - RG - Bonn

This year's Annual Meeting of the Retinological Society will take place in Bonn from the 22nd till the 23rd of June. In addition to free lectures and invited speakers, an interesting exchange and discussion on current topics in ophthalmology will take place again this year. Prof. Dr. M. Spitzer (Klinik und Poliklinik für Augenheilkunde Hamburg) also reports on Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation during his lecture "Neuroprotective Therapeutic Approaches to Retinal Diseases".

Für Ärzte

25.06.2018 to 27.06.2019

Universitätsklinikum Tübingen - Department für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie

2018 German-Israeli Conference on Clinical Neurotechnology and Healthy Aging

For the first time the Conference on Clinical Neurotechnologies and Healthy Aging (CNT) will take place in Tübingen. Internationally recognized experts from leading research institutes and hospitals devote themselves to current issues surrounding this topic. The program can be found at Clinical Neurotechnologies and Healthy Aging.

Retina Implant AG

What in the mid-90s was still a bold vision of medical-technological research is reality today: a camera chip, so small that it can be implanted under the retina in the eye.
Retina Implant AG develops and manufactures such implants and therapies for people with hereditary degenerative eye conditions. Our motivation is to help people, who until now were losing sight and had no therapy option, with innovative medical technology and to open “a window of hope” for them.

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