- Recommendation ID
NICE encourages further research on subretinal prosthesis system 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 a subretinal prosthesis system 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 a subretinal prosthesis system for retinitis pigmentosa
- Date issued
- December 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|