Always keep up-to-date

Always keep up-to-date

In this section we will provide you with the latest information about retinitis pigmentosa as well as news about Retina Implant AG.

News


RI Implants

Wills Eye Hospital Sponsors First U.S. Study of a New Implantable Device for Patients Blind from Retinitis Pigmentosa

(Philadelphia, PA) Wills Eye Hospital has been given Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to commence an early feasibility study (EFS) to implant the RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS sub-retinal device [...]

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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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Retina Implant

Optic chip with a long service life - Success for Retina Implant -

(Reutlingen) – The subretinal implant from Retina Implant AG has successfully demon-strated its long service life under real-life conditions. Implanted back in 2014, the chip is still functional and [...]

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Externe Meldung

Congratulations to the professorship

Retina Implant congratulates Professor Helmut Sachs for his habilitation and his merits in the development of the subretinal implant.

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Externe Meldung

Novelties in the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary retinal diseases

(30th Cologne training for ophthalmologists) – In Germany hereditary retinal diseases are classified as rare diseases. According to Prof. Sandra Liakopolous from the Eye Clinic of the University of [...]

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Externe Meldung

Service book eye is published

(Hamburg / Germany) - The revised low-vision guide "Service book eye" for the region Northern Germany has just been published introduced with a greeting by Prof. Dr. med. Martin Spitzer (Clinic of [...]

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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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Retina Implant

Retina Implant Twitter Re-launch

We are back on Twitter! Follow us for the latest news of Retina Implant and our partners from the world of medicine, science and patient organisations about retinitis pigmentosa.

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Externe Meldung

Caroline Klaver awarded Junius-Kuhnt-Medal 2018

Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaver has been honoured with the Junius-Kuhnt award during the 15. „Makula Update“ in Leipzig, Germany.

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Externe Meldung

6th of June - "Day of the Visually Impaired"

The “Day of the Visually Imparied” takes place annually on June 6th. The German Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DBSV) initiated this day in 1998 in order to draw attention to the [...]

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Externe Meldung

Supporting research with the PRO RETINA Deutschland e.V. Patient Database

Already in 2016 the project „Patient Database for Retinal Dystrophies“ was started. This database can facilitate easier access to clinical studies for patients with inherited retinal dystrophies as [...]

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Externe Meldung

New Team Member at Retina International

Retina International announces the appointment of Sarah McLoughlin as Science Communication Officer.

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Externe Meldung

« Beeing able to see thanks to a microchip »

On Saturday 28th of April ARTE reported in their news broadcast ARTE Journal about the subretinal Implant RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS.

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Externe Meldung

German Audio Film Award 2018

On Tuesday evening, 21st of March, the German Audio Film Award was presented in Berlin by the German Association for the Blind and Visually impaired (DBSV) in four categories.

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Retina Implant

Retina Implant invests in the future

As best-in-class student of the master's degree program in micromedicine, Mr. Manuel S. received his certificate and a cash prize.

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RI Implants

An implant user talks about his experiences with the retinal implant in ZEIT (German weekly newspaper)

Mr. Mai * has been blind for five years due to the genetic disease retinitis pigmentosa. At the end of 2016, he received the subretinal implant developed by Retina Implant at the Friedrichstadt [...]

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Retina Implant

Season's Greetings

The very best wishes for you and your families for a relaxing Christmas time and a happy and prosperous new year.

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RI Implants

Specialists discuss visual prostheses for blind people

(Reutlingen/Aachen) – Retina Implant AG presented the latest research results on its subretinal implant at the “Artificial Vision” conference in Aachen in early December. This international symposium [...]

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Retina Implant

ERN-EYE: a European reference network dedicated to rare eye dis-eases

7th SIOG congress of the Italian Society for Genetic Ophthalmology

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Externe Meldung

Call for Access to Genetic Testing for IRDs

Global Patient Group demands on World Sight Day 2017

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Retina Implant

"A bridge between patients, medicine and research"

Retina Implant at DOG 2017 – PRO RETINA’s “International Retina Day”

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RI Implants

Artificial vision – successes and challenges

Retina Implant AG at “The Eye & The Chip” research congress in Detroit, USA

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Retina Implant

Dr. Katarina Stingl wins Retinitis Pigmentosa Research Prize 2017

PRO RETINA patient association recognises research into sub-retinal electronic implants

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RI Implants

Reimbursement of retinal implant for trial participants

French health authority HAS approves Forfait Innovation application by Retina Implant AG

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Retina Implant

Plenty for the experts to discuss

Retina Implant AG at the 17th EURETINA Congress for European retina specialists

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RI Implants

Initial results of RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS trial published

New study on functionality of Retina Implant AG’s subretinal implant in "Frontiers in Neuroscience"

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Retina Implant

A Salute for the 40th Anniversary of PRO RETINA Deutschland e.V.

Prof. Eberhart Zrenner sends his regards

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Retina Implant

Accessible domestic appliances still rare

The DBSV will be present with booth and event at the IFA 2017 in Berlin

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RI Implants

Reimbursement for Alpha AMS subretinal implant

Successful negotiations between health insurance companies and RI implantation centres on reimbursement under provisions for new testing and treatment methods

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RI Therapies

Trial Guideline for Therapy with RI OkuStim® Agreed

The Federal-Joint Committee (G-BA) has decided to apply the evaluation and trial guideline (Erprobungsregelung) to transcorneal electrical stimulation for retinitis pigmentosa.

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RI Implants

“A firework – incredible!”

Peter Böhm speaks about his experience with the subretinal implant

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Retina Implant

1,600 Photodiodes on a Tiny Retinal Chip

Retina Implant at the German Retina Society annual conference in Stuttgart

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RI Therapies

RP Fighting Blindess Report on Latest Trial Results

Transcorneal electrical stimulation safely tolerated over one year in patients with RP.

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Retina Implant

The New Retina Implant

The new Retina Implant AG spans as one brand over two lines of products – implant and therapy for retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

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RI Therapies

Information Event Presenting Trial Results

In the 1/2017 edition of their newsletter, PRO RETINA reported on an information event in which the results of all clinical trials and studies were presented to patients who took part in the research.

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Retina Implant

Retina Implant AG at the AAD, 14-18th March 2017

We warmly invite you to visit us for our talk: Subretinal Implants and Therapies for retinitis pigmentosa

Thursday, 16th March 2017, Room 112, 12:15-13:45

Moderation: Reinhard Rubow, CEO Retina Implant AG

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Retina Implant

Changes in management

What in the mid-90s was still a bold vision of medical-technological research is reality today: a camera, 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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Retina Implant

We have moved!

We have moved! You can find the new Retina Implant AG – after the merger with Okuvision GmbH – in our new offices at Gerhard-Kindler-Straße 13, where we work on our implant and therapy for patients with retinitis pigmentosa.

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