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

NUB fee negotiations between payers and RI implant centers possible in 2019

On 29 January 2019, the Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System in Germany (InEK) has again granted "Status 1" to the application of the RI Implantation Centers for the Subretinal Implant. [...]

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Facts to know

Patient Register from patient organization PRO RETINA - register for free now!

The year 2019 has a good start for patients with retinal degeneration: As of now, all those affected have free access to the patient registry!

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Retina Implant

Lectures from the USHER Syndrome Symposium 2018 - now online!

From 19 - 21 July 2018 the International Usher-Syndrome-Symposium took place in Mainz with great success. The presentations of the Patient Symposium are now available online as video recordings and [...]

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Events

for physicians

06.03.2019 to 08.03.2019

Horwerstrasse 87, 6005 Lucerne-Switzerland

3. Swiss Academy of Ophthalmology -SAoO-Congress

Complete and exciting program for doctors and interested parties.
Find out more about TES Therapy for Retinitis pigmentosa at the booth of Mediconsult.

For more information please visit Swiss Academy of Ophthalmology Congress Program.

For physicians and for patients

12.03.2019 to 16.03.2019

Congress Center Düsseldorf (CCD) Entrance: Stadthalle Rotterdamer Straße 141 40474 Düsseldorf - Deutschland

German Ophthalmological Academy - AAD 2019

In 2019 the Congress of the AAD (German Ophthalmological Academy) takes place in Dusseldorf.
We recommend the course “New Therapeutic Approaches to Hereditary Retinal Diseases" with Dr. Philipp Herrmann and Prof. Dr. Florian Gekeler. Course HA02, room 28, 16.03.2019, 11:00 to 12:00 p.m.
Please note that a registration is required! Further information can be found on the AAD website.

for physicians

21.03.2019 to 24.03.2019

Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel │3030 Holiday Drive │ Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 - USA

Retina World Congress

International experts join forces to promote dialogue and reach consensus on retinal diseases, new technologies and treatments, best practices and clinical research.
For more information visit the Retina World Congress 2019 Program.

 

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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