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Second Sight to Present at JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference

SYLMAR, Calif., June 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:EYES) ("Second Sight" or "the Company"), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to provide functional vision to blind patients, today announced that Dr. Robert Greenberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference as follows:

Presentation Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Presentation Time: 1:00 p.m. EDT
Location: St. Regis, New York City, NY

The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed at the conference website, http://wsw.com/webcast/jmp27/eyes, or in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website, secondsight.com.

About Second Sight

Second Sight's mission is to develop, manufacture and market innovative implantable visual prosthetics to enable blind individuals to achieve greater independence. Second Sight has developed, and manufactures, the Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis intended to provide some useful vision to individuals with outer-retinal degenerations such as Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP). Patient enrollment is underway in a trial to test the safety and efficacy of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis in patients with Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration. Second Sight is also developing the Orion I Visual Cortical Prosthesis to restore some vision to individuals who are blind due to causes other than preventable or treatable conditions. U.S. Headquarters are in Sylmar, CA, and European Headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information, visit www.secondsight.com.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which are intended to be covered by the "safe harbor" created by those sections. All statements in this release that are not based on historical fact are "forward looking statements." These statements may be identified by words such as "estimates," "anticipates," "projects," "plans," or "planned," "seeks," "may," "will," "expects," "intends," "believes," "should," "could" and similar expressions or the negative versions thereof and which also may be identified by their context. All statements that address operating performance or events or developments that Second Sight expects or anticipates will occur in the future are forward-looking statements. While management has based any forward looking statements included in this release on its current expectations, we operate in a complex and changing domestic and international regulatory environment where new and unanticipated risks may arise, and consequently the information on which such expectations were based may change. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors, including those risks and uncertainties described in the Risk Factors and in Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations sections of our Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed on March 17, 2015 and our other reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We urge you to consider those risks and uncertainties in evaluating our forward-looking statements. We caution readers not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Except as otherwise required by the federal securities laws, we disclaim any obligation or undertaking to publicly release any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein (or elsewhere) to reflect any change in our expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

CONTACT: Institutional Investors: In-Site Communications, Inc. Lisa Wilson, President 212-452-2793 lwilson@insitecony.com Individual Investors: MZ North America Matt Hayden, Chairman 949-259-4896 matt.hayden@mzgroup.us

Source: Second Sight