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Artificial retina, the first implant in Italy for maculopathy

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Artificial retina, the first implant in Italy for maculopathy

Hope lights up for many patients in Italy who are severely visually impaired or legally blind due to a degenerative disease that affects the retina and which, still without treatment, steals the sight: atrophic maculopathy. A 91-year-old is the first patient in Italy to have an artificial retina implanted that could partially restore his vision.

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