Artificial Vision Research

Artificial vision research consortium

The Artificial Vision Research Consortium is an international task-force of scientists and clinicians from the fields of ophthalmology, biomedical engineering and vision restoration who are working on a range of vision restoration technologies, including stem cells, gene therapy, visual prostheses and optogenetics.


The aim of this initiative is to develop globally accepted standards for the measurement and reporting of psychophysical outcomes in patients with ultra-low vision who participate in interventional trials. The website provides information that is relevant for patients, clinicians, researchers and regulatory organizations or others with an interest in this field. This website includes a complete list of all human psychophysical work performed in this field, together with contact details for all visual prosthetic groups worldwide.

Results in visual prosthesis trials: reported human

Publications on psychophysical testing

  • Results in Visual Prosthesis Trials

Guidelines for the assessment and reporting

  • Psychophysical Testing Results

Please note that the information provided on this website is intended as a guide only, and should not replace treatment and advice from your medical or eye care practitioner. If you have any questions regarding your eye condition or potential interventions, please speak to your health care practitioner.


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