IMIE 256 Channel Intelligent Micro Implant Eye

epiretinal

5 implanted

active

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The 256 Channel Intelligent Micro Eye Implant is an epiretinal implant developed by IntelliMicro Micro Co and Golden Eye Bionic. The implant features advanced technology for a micro implant with an extended electrode array.

Milestones

  • 2020: First patient implanted

Background

Researchers hope for the IMIE to be a safer implant that improves the visual acuity of patients with end-stage Retinitis Pigmentosa.

Device Specifications

  • Number of electrodes: 256
  • Electrode diameter: 210 μm
  • Image processor location: external