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Second Sight to Present at The MicroCap Conference on October 25, 2016

SYLMAR, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 13, 2016 / Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (EYES) ("Second Sight" or "the Company"), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to provide some useful vision to blind patients, will present at The MicroCap Conference being held October 24-25, 2016 at the Hotel Monaco in Philadelphia.

Second Sight's President and CEO Will McGuire will host one-on-one meetings throughout the day on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, and is scheduled to present as follows:

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 11:30 a.m. Eastern time

About the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System

Second Sight's Argus II System provides electrical stimulation that bypasses the defunct retinal cells and stimulates remaining viable cells inducing visual perception in individuals with severe to profound outer retinal degeneration such as retinitis pigmentosa (RP). The Argus II works by converting images captured by a miniature video camera mounted on the patient's glasses into a series of small electrical pulses, which are transmitted wirelessly to an array of electrodes implanted on the surface of the retina. These pulses are intended to stimulate the retina's remaining cells, resulting in the perception of patterns of light in the brain. The patient then learns to interpret these visual patterns, thereby regaining some useful vision. The system is controlled by software and is upgradeable, which may provide improved...