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Telescope Implant: 5-Year Safety and Efficacy Study Results Reviewed

Dr. David S. Boyer, Retinal Specialist is a world-renowned clinician, surgeon and educator. He has been practicing ophthalmology for over thirty years and is currently a leading investigator for various national clinical trials on retinal diseases and serves as an advisor for multiple research, educational and charitable institutions. Dr. Boyer is a current CentraSight provider and has been instrumental in providing patients access to the life-changing technology.

In this video abstract, Dr. Boyer reviews the recently published paper titled, “Long-Term (60-month) Results of the Implantable Miniature Telescope: Efficacy and Safety Outcomes Stratified by Age in Patients with End-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration” details the IMT-002-LTM study efficacy and safety outcomes. The 5-year data show substantial retention of gains in visual acuity over time after implantation with the telescope prosthesis.

The paper was presented by David S. Boyer, M.D. at the American Society of Retina Specialists 33rd Annual Meeting in Vienna last month.


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