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Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: EYES) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell in Celebration of IPO

ADVISORY, Nov. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:EYES) will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Second Sight develops, manufactures and markets the Argus II implantable visual prosthetic device that restores functional vision to individuals blinded by outer retinal degenerations. Second Sight management will be joined by users of the Argus II device, board members, and employees to celebrate the company’s IPO.

In honor of the occasion, Robert Greenberg, President and CEO will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. Media Contact:
Amy Phillips
(412) 327-9499
amy@pascalecommunications.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

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About Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:EYES):

Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. was founded in 1998 with a mission to restore vision to the blind. Today, Second Sight’s Argus II retinal prosthesis provides functional vision to patients blinded by outer retinal degenerations such as retinitis pigmentosa. The company’s innovative technology is the only retinal prosthesis approved by the United States FDA and the first device to receive a CE mark in Europe. The company’s transformative prosthetic device allows blind individuals to gain greater independence in their daily lives. Second Sight believes that its award winning technology will serve as a platform to treat nearly all forms of blindness and could be extended to other neurostimulation applications beyond vision restoration. The Argus II system is currently available in the US and Europe and the company is actively pursuing additional geographic markets. With next generation products under development, the company plans to continue developing, manufacturing and marketing its innovative visual prostethics around the world. Second Sight’s US Headquarters are in Sylmar, California. European Headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland.

For more information, visit http://www.secondsight.com.

About Nasdaq:

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