Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (Second Sight Medical Products) Seeing the reality of artificial vision Ophthalmology may be one step closer to the hope of providing artificial vision for individuals affected by virtually all forms of blindness. How has ophthalmology changed in 2016? December 03, 2016 By Jolie Higazi As the end of the year approaches, we wanted to take a look back at the predictions our Editorial Advisory Board members made for 2016 and see how far we’ve come in the last 12 months. 8 things you missed at ARVO and ACSRS 2016 It’s been a busy week for ophthalmology research and news after both the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting in Seattle and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting in New Orleans. Epiretinal prosthesis outcomes remain encouraging for retinitis pigmentosa Outcomes remain positive after 12 to 36 months of follow-up in a series of 12 patients blind from retinitis pigmentosa who received a retinal prosthesis system.