Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYES), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to provide some useful vision to blind patients, will release its third quarter 2016 financial results on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, after the close of the U.S. financial markets.
Dr. Robert Greenberg, Chairman, Will McGuire, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Tom Miller, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call to discuss the results as follows:
|Date||Wednesday, November 2, 2016|
|Time||4:30 p.m. EDT|
|Toll free (U.S.)||(800) 940-2599|
|Webcast (live and replay)||
www.secondsight.com under the ‘Investor Relations’ section.
A replay of the conference call will be available for two weeks after the call's completion by dialing (800) 633-8284 (U.S.) or (402) 977-9140 (International). The conference ID for the replay is 21821062. The archived webcast will be available for 30 days via the aforementioned URL.
About Second Sight
Second Sight's mission is to develop, manufacture and market innovative implantable visual prosthetics to enable blind individuals to achieve greater independence. Second Sight has developed and now manufactures and markets the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System. Enrollment has been completed in a feasibility trial to test the safety and utility of the Argus II in individuals with Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Second Sight is also developing the Orion™ I Visual Cortical Prosthesis to restore some vision to individuals who are blind due to causes other than preventable or treatable conditions. U.S. Headquarters are in Sylmar, California, and European Headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, visit www.secondsight.com.
About the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System
Second Sight's Argus II System provides electrical stimulation that bypasses the defunct retinal cells and stimulates remaining viable cells inducing visual perception in individuals with severe to profound outer retinal degeneration such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The Argus II works by converting images captured by a miniature video camera mounted on the patient's glasses into a series of small electrical pulses, which are transmitted wirelessly to an array of electrodes implanted on the surface of the retina. These pulses are intended to stimulate the retina's remaining cells, resulting in the perception of patterns of light in the brain. The patient then learns to interpret these visual patterns, thereby regaining some useful vision. The system is controlled by software and is upgradeable, which may provide improved performance as new algorithms are developed and tested. Therefore current and future Argus II users may benefit from the continuously improving technology. The Argus II is the first artificial retina to receive widespread approval, and is offered at approved centers in Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.
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Last updated on: 26/10/2016
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