- Recommendation ID
NICE encourages further research on insertion of an epiretinal prosthesis for retinitis pigmentosa. Outcomes should include the impact on quality of life and activities of day-to-day living, and durability of implants. NICE may update the guidance on publication of further evidence.
- Any explanatory notes
Current evidence on the safety and efficacy of insertion of an epiretinal prosthesis for retinitis pigmentosa is limited in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Insertion of an epiretinal prosthesis for retinitis pigmentosa
- Date issued
- June 2015
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||Yes|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|