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    By Rajiv Anand, MD; J. Fernando Arévalo, MD, FACS
    AAO 2015
    Retina/Vitreous

    In this interview from AAO 2015, Dr. J. Fernando Arévalo discusses his experience implanting the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (Second Sight Medical Products) at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The epiretinal prosthesis, implanted in patients with advanced retinitis pigmentosa, restores some functional vision and is well tolerated in most patients. Dr. Arévalo discusses the importance of preoperative education to manage expectations and to ensure patients understand the intense rehabilitation training required for a successful outcome.