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2011-05-03 16:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Exciting results from the Argus(TM) II Retinal Prosthesis System ('Argus II') clinical trial were presented today at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc. (ARVO) 2011 Annual Meeting. The clinical trial included 30 subjects implanted in 10 centers worldwide, and has run for nearly 4 years. The results that were presented from the trial showed that the Argus II System provided significant improvements in vision for...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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