affiliated consortiumEPI-RET



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The EPIRET3 implant is a remotely controlled, fully intraocular wireless device consisting of a receiver and a stimulator module. The stimulator is placed on the retinal surface. Data and energy are transmitted via an inductive link from outside the eye to the implant. Surgery included removal of the lens, vitrectomy, and implantation of the EPIRET3 device through a corneal incision.

Device Specifications

  • Number of electrodes: 25
  • Electrode layout: hexagonal
  • Electrode diameter: 100 μm
  • Electrode pitch: 500 μm