Argus I

epiretinal

6 implanted

inactive

Argus I was the first-generation prototype of an epiretinal implant manufactured by Second Sight Medical Products.

Milestones

  • 2002: First patient implanted
  • 2004: End of production

Device Specifications

  • Number of electrodes: 16
  • Electrode layout: 4x4
  • Electrode diameter: 250/500 μm
  • Electrode pitch: 800 μm
  • Image processor location: external

Clinical Trials