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VisionCare Receives Health Canada License for First-Ever Telescope Prosthesis for End-Stage Macular Degeneration
Date:11/8/2012

SARATOGA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., developer of the first FDA-approved ophthalmic telescope implant indicated to improve vision in patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), announced today it has received a Health Canada Medical Device License  to market the Implantable Miniature Telescope (by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz) in Canada. The telescope implant is an integral component of a new patient care program called CentraSight®, which has been developed to improve vision and quality of life in patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most advanced form of AMD.   Eligible patients must meet age, vision and cornea health requirements.

The telescope implant offers a new hope to patients living with end-stage AMD. It is the only medical/surgical option that improves visual acuity by reducing the impact of the central vision blind spot caused by end-stage AMD. Smaller than a pea, the telescope implant uses micro-optical technology to magnify images which would normally be seen in one's "straight ahead" or central, vision. The images are projected onto the healthy portion of the retina not affected by the disease, making it possible for patients to see or discern the central vision object of interest.

"The grant of the license from Health Canada to market our implantable telescope in the Canadian market is an important step forward," said Allen W. Hill, VisionCare's CEO.  "Our company is moving forward both with the ophthalmic community and reimbursement authorities as we prepare for market introduction. We are excited to have the opportunity to provide this technology and related CentraSight treatment program to patients in Canada living with this devastating disease."

The telescope implant is not a cure for end-stage AMD. As with any medical intervention, potential risks and complications exist with the telescope implant. Possib
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