The Implantable Miniature Telescope from VisionCare is an advanced treatment for end-stage macular degeneration. There are many qualifications for this device to ensure that it is used in patients who may benefit from the technology.
Watch this episode of A State of Sight with Isaac Porter, MD to learn more about the IMT and who may be a candidate.
Some of the basic qualifications include:
- Age 65 and older
- End-stage macular degeneration in both eyes
- Vision 20/160 to 20/800
- No previous cataract surgery in the eye to receive the telescope
Learn more about the IMT in episode #70 of A State of Sight: http://youtu.be/caipn22S2sk
Monday, November 24, 2014