Nano Precision Medical Co-Founder and CEO Discusses Proposed Second Sight Merger in Interview to Air on Bloomberg U.S. on the RedChip Money Report®

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LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYES) ("Second Sight"), a recognized global leader in neuromodulation devices for blindness, today announced that an interview with Adam Mendelsohn, Ph.D., Co-Founder and CEO of Nano Precision Medical, Inc. ("NPM"), will air on The RedChip Money Report® on Bloomberg US on April 16 at 7 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Bloomberg US is available in an estimated 73 million homes across the United States.

As previously announced, Second Sight and NPM have entered into a definitive agreement under which privately held NPM will merge with a wholly owned subsidiary of Second Sight in an all-stock transaction. NPM will be the surviving company and owned by Second Sight. The resulting company will focus on development of innovative drug and device medical implants that treat chronic diseases with high unmet medical need.

To view the interview segment, please visit: https://youtu.be/QaxKGcSt610

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About Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: EYES) develops implantable visual prosthetics that are intended to deliver useful artificial vision to blind individuals. A recognized global leader in neuromodulation devices for blindness, the Company is committed to developing new technologies to treat the broadest population of sight-impaired individuals. The Company’s headquarters are in Los Angeles, California.

About Nano Precision Medical Products, Inc.

Nano Precision Medical. Inc is a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing drug implants by leveraging the company’s proprietary NanoPortal drug implant technology. These drug implants, designed to deliver minimally fluctuating drug profiles, will address drug non-adherence which is one of the top reasons for sub-optimal clinical benefit associated with oral and injectable products that treat chronic disease. The company’s lead product, NPM-119, is a GLP-1 receptor agonist under development to treat patients with Type 2 diabetes. The Company’s headquarters are in Emeryville, California. More information is available at www.nanoprecisionmedical.com.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as: "target," "believe," "expect," "will," "may," "anticipate," "estimate," "would," "positioned," "future," and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. Examples of forward-looking statements include, among others, statements made in this press release regarding the proposed merger, including the benefits of the proposed business combination, integration plans, expected synergies and opportunities, the expected management and governance of the combined company, and the expected timing of the proposed transactions contemplated by the definitive merger agreement. Forward-looking statements are neither historical facts nor assurances of future performance. Instead, they are based only on Second Sight’s and NPM’s current beliefs, expectations, and assumptions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict and many of which are outside of our control. Actual results and outcomes may differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Therefore, you should not rely on any of these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results and outcomes to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements include, among others, the following: (1) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the Merger Agreement or could otherwise cause the merger transaction to fail to close; (2) the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against Second Sight or NPM following announcement of the Merger, (3) the inability to complete the Merger, including due to failure to obtain approval of the shareholders of Second Sight or NPM, or inability to satisfy any of the other conditions to closing in the merger agreement, (4) the receipt of an unsolicited offer from another party for an alternative business transaction that could interfere with the business combination; (5) the inability to obtain the listing of the shares of common stock of the post-merger company on the Nasdaq Stock Market following the merger; (6) the risk that the announcement and consummation of the business combination disrupts current plans and operations; (7) the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the merger combination, which may be affected by, among other things, competition, the ability of the combined company to grow and manage growth profitably and retain its key employees; (8) costs related to the merger transactions, (9) changes in applicable laws or regulations; (10) the possibility that Second Sight and/or NPM may be adversely affected by other economic, business, regulatory, and/or competitive factors; (11) the impact of COVID-19 on Second Sight’s and/or NPM’s business; and (12) our ability to obtain adequate financing to fund our business operations in the future; and (13) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the proxy statement to be filed relating to the business combination, including those under "Risk Factors" therein and in Second Sight’s other filings with the SEC. Some of these risks and uncertainties may in the future be amplified by the COVID-19 outbreak and there may be additional risks that Second Sight considers immaterial or which are unknown. A further list and description of risks and uncertainties can be found in Second Sight’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed on March 29, 2022. Any forward-looking statement made by us in this press release is based only on information currently available to Second Sight and speaks only as of the date on which it is made. Second Sight undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral, that may be made from time to time, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as required by law.

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Contacts

Company Contact:
Scott Dunbar
Acting CEO
investors@secondsight.com

Investor Relations Contact:
Dave Gentry
RedChip Companies Inc.
1-800-RED-CHIP (733-2447)
Or 407-491-4498
Dave@redchip.com

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