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Implantable Miniature Telescope Surgery

Implantable Miniature Telescope surgery addresses age-related macular degeneration by implanting a tiny telescope in the eye to help with things like reading. Book a consultation and learn how this procedure can improve your vision health.

Treating Macular Degeneration

In Implantable Miniature Telescope eye surgery a tiny telescope is inserted behind the iris to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This implant is meant to reduce AMD’s “blind spot” and magnify images to enhance vision for activities like reading, facial recognition, and watching television.

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Condition Treated

Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration of a small part of the retina called the macula. The macula is responsible for your central vision, helping you see fine details of objects in front of you, near or far. Ask our doctors about ways to slow down or stop the progression of AMD.

Why Choose NVISION for Eye Care Needs?

Our Experience

Our board-certified surgeons are the most experienced, educated and caring professionals in the eye care industry. Our surgeons have performed over 2,500,000 procedures. More eye doctors have had their surgery performed by an NVISION surgeon than any other provider of eye care.

Patient Care

Every NVISION patient is different, and therefore, we strive to personalize their treatment based on their unique needs. We treat every patient with care, compassion, empathy and professionalism with a promise to deliver the best-in-class patient care.


We utilize only the most advanced laser and diagnostic equipment available to ensure we can deliver the best outcomes for our patients.

Common Questions About Implantable Miniature Telescope Surgery

What is macular degeneration?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye’s macula, the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. The macula is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details clearly.

There are different kinds of macular problems, but the most common is age-related macular degeneration.

Am I a good candidate for IMT?

Candidates must:

  • Be at least 65
  • Have stable AMD
  • Not currently undergoing active injection or laser treatment
  • Have not had cataract surgery

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1016 16th Street NW Lower Level 100
Washington, DC 20036

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