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Novel methods and devices for the therapeutic treatment of myopia

Novel methods and devices for the therapeutic treatment of myopia

Date/App# patent app List of recent Contac-related patents
12/11/14
20140365440
 High availability snapshot core patent thumbnailHigh availability snapshot core
A high availability contact center is described along with various methods and mechanisms for administering the same. The contact center proposed herein enables snapshots of one instance of a work assignment engine to be transmitted to another server instance where they can be loaded and used as a backup to the original work assignment engine..
12/11/14
20140364898
 Novel methods and devices for the therapeutic treatment of myopia patent thumbnailNovel methods and devices for the therapeutic treatment of myopia
Non-surgical therapeutic methods and devices for the treatment of myopia are presented. The eyeball of a patient suffering from myopia is elongated causing refracted light to fall onto a spot in-front of the retina.
12/11/14
20140364400
 Esters for treatment of ocular inflammatory conditions patent thumbnailEsters for treatment of ocular inflammatory conditions
The present invention relates to ophthalmic compositions and methods for the treatment of dry eye and other inflammatory ocular conditions. In particular, the present invention relates to a composition comprising an esterified anti-inflammatory lipid mediator, which is an ester of an anti-inflammatory lipid mediator that is a reaction product of the anti-inflammatory lipid mediator and a polyol wherein the majority of the anti-inflammatory lipid mediator is present in an ester form.
12/11/14
20140362339
 Silicone hydrogel soft contact lens having wettable surface patent thumbnailSilicone hydrogel soft contact lens having wettable surface
Provided is a silicone hydrogel soft contact lens obtained by curing in a double-sided casting mold, a liquid mixture including glycerol mono(meth)acrylate and at least one type of silicone monomer having at least one hydroxyl group or polyethylene glycol group in the molecular structure thereof, the silicone hydrogel soft contact lens having a wettable surface without a polymerized lens-shaped material being subjected to post-processing to improve the water wetting properties of a surface thereof.. .
12/11/14
20140362338
 Eye covering and refractive correction methods and apparatus having improved tear flow, comfort, and/or applicability patent thumbnailEye covering and refractive correction methods and apparatus having improved tear flow, comfort, and/or applicability
An eye covering such as a contact lens may comprise one or more structures to pump tear liquid under the covering such that the covering can remain in the eye and correct vision for an extended amount of time. In many embodiments, the covering comprises a material having fenestrations to draw tear liquid under the covering and an outer portion shaped to contact the conjunctiva over the sclera, such that when the eye closes pressure of one or more eyelids urges tear liquid through one or more fenestrations and under the outer portion shaped to contact the conjunctiva.
12/04/14
20140356965
 Method for determining the surface concentration of carboxyl groups on a lens patent thumbnailMethod for determining the surface concentration of carboxyl groups on a lens
The invention is related to a method for qualifying and quantifying carboxyl groups on the surfaces of a silicone hydrogel contact lens. The method of the invention comprises the steps of: (a) obtaining silicone hydrogel contact lenses each of which comprises a silicone hydrogel lens body (i.e., bulk material) and a coating thereon, wherein the silicone hydrogel lens body is obtained from a lens formulation free of any polymerizable component including one or more carboxyl groups, wherein the coating comprises a polymer having carboxyl groups; (b) immersing a given number of the silicone hydrogel contact lenses in a fixed volume of a c1-c4 alcohol solution of a positively-charged dye having acetate as counter anion at a given initial concentration for a time period sufficient to stain the silicone hydrogel contact lens; and (c) determining the concentration of carboxyl groups per each silicone hydrogel contact lens and/or the thickness of the coating on the silicone hydrogel contact lens..
12/04/14
20140355842
 Contact lenses patent thumbnailContact lenses
Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating iris-scanning contact lenses and/or biometric identification employing iris scanning contact lenses are provided. In one implementation, the contact lens can include: a transparent substrate formed to cover at least a portion of an iris of an eye; and a circuit.
12/04/14
20140355750
 Contact center skills modeling using customer relationship management (crm) incident categorization structure patent thumbnailContact center skills modeling using customer relationship management (crm) incident categorization structure
Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for modeling of agent skills based on or more closely matching categorization structures of the crm system. According to one embodiment, defining skills of each of a plurality of customer service agents in a customer relationship management (crm) system can comprise defining a set of product information representing products or services for which support is available through the crm system.
12/04/14
20140354951
 Systems and methods for obtaining low-angle circumferential optical access to the eye patent thumbnailSystems and methods for obtaining low-angle circumferential optical access to the eye
A system for obtaining low-angle circumferential optical access to an eye of a subject. The system includes a light source to generate a beam of light; a beam steering mechanism to steer the beam of light a focusing lens to focus the beam of light; and a contact lens to direct the beam of light into the eye of the subject, the contact lens including a tapered reflective surface to direct the beam of light into the eye of the subject..
12/04/14
20140352039
 Neck protection device patent thumbnailNeck protection device
A device for use with a helmet in contact sports, which includes a curved body connected with the helmet and configured for disposal along a front part of a user's neck. The body includes: (i) planar first and second surfaces, the first surface having a curved portion to generally conform under the user's chin; and (ii) a third surface that is curved along the front part of the user's neck and configured to be spaced from but does not contact the user's neck.
11/27/14
20140348317
Method and apparatus for presenting information from multiple telecommunication computer software programs in a single computer software program
A method including receiving a telecommunications call from a customer at a contact center, and in response to the telecommunications call, using a first user computer to request customer data from a software cache in a computer memory related to a first computer software application. The method may further include, if the customer data is in the software cache, retrieving the customer data from the software cache and storing the customer data in a base enterprise computer software application.
11/27/14
20140348316
System and method for replacing hold-time with a call-back in a contact center environment
System and method for handling a transaction between a waiting party and queuing party include an independent communication system (ics) managing calls between the waiting party and calling party for handling sensitive data as well as call-attached data. The ics manages the transaction in different stages and with different levels of sensitivity.
11/27/14
20140348198
Laser with improved radio frequency energy distribution
A carbon dioxide slab laser includes a top electrode and a bottom electrode. The top electrode has a socket formed at a geometric center and receives a contact ring in the recess of the socket.
11/27/14
20140347621
Contact lens
A silicone contact lens has a radial cross-section of the inner face, the rim portion contour of which is convex between a point of inflection and the outer edge. For its manufacture, a silicone precursor is brought between a female and a male mold and is polymerized, and the polymerized contact lens is released from the mold by means of a liquid swelling same..
11/27/14
20140347150
Device and method for switching electrical load circuits
A device and method for switching electrical load circuits involve the use of an overload contact integrated in an exciting current circuit of a magnetic coil. The electrical load circuits include an electromagnetic contactor having a magnetic drive formed from a magnet yoke with a magnet coil and a magnet armature to which a contact bridge is coupled as a movable contactor contact by a contact retainer.
11/27/14
20140346795
Gripper for a contact lens and process for transporting a contact lens
A gripper (1) for a contact lens (cl) includes a gripper head (10) having a bearing surface (11), the bearing surface (11) having at least one opening (110) through which underpressure can be applied in order to suck the contact lens (cl) against the bearing surface (11) and through which overpressure can be applied in order to release the contact lens (cl) from the bearing surface (11). The gripper further includes a detection opening (111) in the bearing surface (11) through which a separate underpressure can be applied..
11/20/14
20140344278
Method for interacting with a group of individuals as a single contact
A method for establishing a group of individuals as a single contact entity eligible for contact services within a contact center includes the steps (a) identifying a group and each group member according to existing group rules and member profiles; (b) identifying and quantifying the unifying aspects of the members in the group; (c) aggregating the contact information for each group member relative to communications channels common to the group members and to the contact center; and (d) establishing one or more temporary and or permanent group channels between the contact center and the group members.. .
11/20/14
20140344169
Call transfers for web-delivered calls
A system may include a contact center services system configured to connect a web real-time communication (webrtc) call to a first contact center agent and a server device configured to provide a first interface to the first contact center agent; receive a transfer request from the first contact center agent via the first interface; and send an instruction, to the contact center services system, to transfer the webrtc call to a second contact center agent, in response to receiving the transfer request. The contact center services system may connect the webrtc call with the second contact center agent based on the received instruction and may provide, to the server device, an indication that the connection with the second contact center agent has been made.
11/20/14
20140343034
Skin barrier function improving agent
[effect] the followings are found: a jak inhibitor increases the expression amounts of filaggrin, loricrin, involucrin and β-defensin 3 as skin barrier function-related proteins; a jak inhibitor significantly increases nmf production in a tape stripping-treated mouse; and a jak inhibitor significantly accelerates a reduction in tewl in a dry skin mouse model, namely improves the skin barrier function. The jak inhibitor can be used as an active ingredient of a therapeutic or preventive agent for skin diseases such as senile xerosis, asteatosis, eczema, contact dermatitis, ichthyosis vulgaris, netherton syndrome, type b peeling skin syndrome, etc..
11/20/14
20140342593
Harsh duty receptacle connector
A sealed electrical receptacle connector, either male or female, includes, in combination, a bushing and a shell threadably coupled together in an end-to-end manner. The bushing is adapted to receive a cable having plural conductors arranged in a spaced manner and separated from another along their respective lengths by an elongated nonconductive insert having plural radi ally extending spaced members, each disposed between a pair of adjacent conductors.
11/20/14
20140341967
Bi-functional co-polymer use for ophthalmic and other topical and local applications
The invention contemplates a copolymer which is a graft or block copolymer useful to change wettability and surface characteristics of biological surfaces. Methods for use of these formulations and coatings to change wettability and sterically stabilize, and lubricate biological surfaces in a subject, for example, in the treatment of dry eye syndrome, and to prevent adherence of unwanted proteins, for example in the treatment of contact lens intolerance, are provided..
11/20/14
20140341369
System and methods for tracking unresolved customer involvement with a service organization and automatically formulating a dynamic service solution
A system for managing customer involvement with a contact center involves one or more monitoring applications executing on one or more computerized servers associated with the contact center, the applications monitoring communications between individual customers and the center; and a rules engine executing on the one or more computerized servers, the rules engine accessible to the monitoring application, the rules engine enabled to generate and implement business rules. Upon detection by one of the monitoring applications of an instance of unsuccessful or incomplete interaction between a customer and the contact center, session data determined during monitoring is used by the rules engine to determine contact center-initiated activity to be implemented to establish new communication with the customer to resolve issues related to the unsuccessful or incomplete interaction..
11/20/14
20140341366
Call control for web calls
A system may include a contact center services system configured to receive a web real-time communication (webrtc) call from a webrtc caller device, and a webrtc device configured to provide, to a customer web server, a control action application programming interface used to perform control actions for webrtc calls in the contact center services system. The webrtc device may be configured to receive an instruction to perform a control action for a webrtc call from the customer web server via a webrtc access server and forward the instruction to the contact center services system.
11/20/14
20140341365
Dialed string matching and call cost minimization in dial plan
A method for processing dialed outgoing calls in a contact center includes a method for matching a dialed string and a method for translating the dialed string. A method for matching includes identifying a set of available number categories based on a calling profile with which the dialing agent device is configured, matching the dialed string against each of a set of patterns in each of the categories, and translating the dialed string according to the category, if any category matches and if no blocked category matches the dialed string.
11/13/14
20140337072
Actionable workflow based on interaction analytics analysis
A system and method for analyzing interactions between end users and contact center agents, and for generating work items. An interaction analytics server analyzes contact center interactions, continuously or in batches, for characteristics including topics, sentiment, satisfaction, and business outcome, and delivers the results to an intelligent workload distribution server, which generates one or more work items for assignment to suitably skilled agents or stakeholders..
11/13/14
20140337043
Contact lens cutting file distribution system and method
A non-transitory computer readable medium having computer executable program code embodied thereon, the computer executable program code configured to cause a computing device to: receive an order for cutting a contact lens from a contracted manufacturer at an exchange; uniquely identify and authorize the manufacturer and a user entering the order; pre-validate the order for consistency based on predetermined rules; place the order with an exchange engine and authenticate the order; determine whether a required parameter file is already generated and available via a cutting file database; if the required parameter file already exists, instruct the cutting file database to package the available data and deliver the appropriate encrypted package back to the engine for delivery to a lathe gateway computer; if the required parameter file does not exist, forward the order to a lathe file generator to create the parameter file and enter it into the cutting file database; and deliver the encrypted package to the lathe gateway computer.. .
11/13/14
20140334619
Activities assignment optimization for multi-skill contact center
A system and method for setting agent cross skill enablement levels in a contact center. In one embodiment, a series of simulations is performed to determine optimum cross skill enablement levels for various circumstances, e.g., the number of agents, the proficiency of each agent at each of a number of skills, and the rates of incoming interaction requests requiring each of various skills.
11/13/14
20140331602
Systems and methods for multi-stage sealing of contact lens packaging
A contact lens package includes a first package layer, a second package layer, a lens receiving area defined between the first and second package layers, and first and second seal portions. The first seal portion extends around a first portion of the lens receiving area.
11/06/14
20140329303
In-vitro contact lens testing
Contact lens testing apparatuses and method for testing contact lenses for analytes are presented. In an aspect, a device is provided that includes a housing configured to hold one or more contact lenses, and a testing compartment provided within the housing and comprising a reagent, the reagent configured to facilitate a chemical reaction in response to the existence of a predetermined biomarker disposed on or within a contact lens placed in the testing compartment, wherein the chemical reaction produces a known result related to state information of an individual from which the biomarker was generated..
11/06/14
20140327875
Advanced electro-active optic device
Ophthalmic lenses are described including an ophthalmic base, and a plurality of electro-active elements, such as dynamic micro-lenses or micro-prismatic apertures. Each electro-active element may be configured to dynamically change optical power.
11/06/14
20140327260
Part transfer system that uses existing part features, and a method of using the part transfer system
A part transfer system includes a robotic arm, and an end effector attached to the robotic arm. The end effector includes a locating pin that is operable to engage an existing part feature of a part.
10/30/14
20140322350
Synergistic antimicrobial preparations containing chlorite and hydrogen peroxide
An anti-microbial preservative for use in ophthalmic and dermatologic products. The preservative includes from about 0.005 wt.
10/30/14
20140322157
Bi-functional co-polymer use for ophthalmic and other topical and local applications
The invention contemplates a copolymer which is a graft or block copolymer useful to change wettability and surface characteristics of biological surfaces. Methods for use of these formulations and coatings to change wettability and sterically stabilize, and lubricate biological surfaces in a subject, for example, in the treatment of dry eye syndrome, and to prevent adherence of unwanted proteins, for example in the treatment of contact lens intolerance, are provided..
10/30/14
20140321634
System and method for call and data matching in a contact center
A system and method for processing interaction requests includes a computer system that receives over a data channel from an end user device accessible to the customer, a request for an interaction. The request includes data from an application running on the end user device.
10/30/14
20140321633
Prioritization and time allocation by customer service agents
A prioritization and time allocation by customer service is provided, whereby the customer service agents are incentivized to accept those tasks which more closely align with the objectives of a call center. Individual agents will then be able to pursue their own methodology to achieve their own goals and, in the process, pursue an objective of the contact center..
10/30/14
20140320804
Colored contact lens
A contact lens, comprising a preprint of a first shade and a main print of a second shade, wherein the preprint consisting of a first band of gradient dot matrix, wherein the main print consisting of a second band of evenly spaced circular voids, wherein the second band surrounds the starburst pattern, wherein the first band and the second band have a substantially identical outer diameter and the first band has a smaller inside diameter than the second band, wherein the first shade and the second shade are different, wherein the gradient dot matrix is characterized by dot coverage increases in a radial direction from the center too the peripheral edge or a position near the peripheral edge of the substantially-circular pattern.. .
10/30/14
20140320801
Dynamic stabilization zones for contact lenses
A contact lens incorporating one or more dynamic stabilization zones fabricated from a material that is readily deformable under eyelid pressure during blinking allows for the control over rotation of the contact lens on the eye. As the material deforms, the angle of contact between the eyelid and the one or more dynamic stabilization zones changes as does the rotational force acting on the contact lens..
10/30/14
20140318977
Microelectronic substrate electro processing system
In a processing system for electroplating semiconductor wafers and similar substrates, the contact ring of the electroplating processor is removed from the rotor of the processor and replaced with a previously deplated contact ring. This allows the contact ring to be deplated in ring service module of the system, while the processor continues to operate.
10/23/14
20140315521
Providing compliance enforcement for manually dialed wireless numbers in a contact center
Systems and methods are disclosed for originating a call to a wireless number by a contact center while enforcing various compliance requirements. In one embodiment, a compliance server and a pbx cooperate to originate the call to the wireless number.
10/23/14
20140314226
External contact center data collection and measurement
External queue monitoring of contact center queues is provided as a means that may better service the customer and measure service level objectives. External queue monitoring provides the opportunity for real-time monitoring of the queue and modification of contact center operations, such as devices routing queue members, in response to queuing or enqueued customers..
10/23/14
20140314225
Intelligent automated agent for a contact center
A system for handling customer interactions with a contact center for an enterprise includes an intelligent automated agent that includes a processor, a non-transitory storage device configured to store customer profile data, and a memory. The memory has instructions stored thereon that, when executed by the processor, causes the processor to: run an artificial intelligence engine configured to learn knowledge about a customer from past interactions between the contact center and the customer, and to apply the learned knowledge to future interactions; and maintain the customer profile data on the storage device.
10/23/14
20140313723
Led light string
An led light string includes a socket, electrical wires, and an led-based luminous element. The led luminous element has two conductive terminals respectively set in abutting contact with or to pierce through the electrical wires.
10/23/14
20140312516
Methods and apparatus useful in manufacturing lenses
Methods of manufacturing a contact lens are provided. Such methods include using an adjustable mandrel to fixedly retain a single mold section carrying a polymerized contact lens product and delensing the contact lens product from the single mold section.
10/16/14
20140309328
Polymer for contact lenses
The present invention relates to polyurethane polymer compositions prepared by reacting a mixture comprising: a) at least one poly(ethylene glycol), b) at least one polyoxyalkylene diol (typically ppg or a copolymer of ethylene oxide and propylene oxide), c) at least one di- or poly-isocyanate, d) at least one polyol or macropolyol having a functionality greater than 2, or a mixture of such polyols or macropolyols having a functionality greater than 2, e) optionally an additional compound comprising at least one hydroxyl group and at least one primary or secondary amine group. The present invention also relates to an article comprising such a polymer, in particular a medical device such as a contact lens.
10/16/14
20140307229
Contact lens for vitreoretinal surgery
A contact lens assembly has a central lens and a circumscribing flange, the lens having an eye contact surface shaped generally to a radius of curvature of a cornea of an eye. The flange comprises a sterile sponge-like liquid absorbent flexible material having a central aperture for fitting snugly about an outer circumference of the lens and extending radially outward therefrom.
10/16/14
20140307225
Device for selecting contact lens within a cabinet arranged to receive a plurality of contact lens and method associated thereof
The invention relates to a device for selecting contact lenses within a cabinet arranged to receive a plurality of contact lenses, the device including a storage data device for storing data based on measurements from an auto refractometer; and a data processor device associated with a calculation module for identifying a contact lens on the basis firstly of data from the auto refractometer as previously stored in the storage device, and secondly of additional data relating to the contact lens that is to be identified and that was previously input by the user, the data processor device associated with said calculation module also being arranged to identify the location of the lens within the cabinet. The invention also relates to an associated method..
10/16/14
20140306361
Ophthalmic lens assembly having an integrated antenna structure
Antennas and antenna systems may be designed and configured for incorporation into mechanical devices, including medical devices, such as ophthalmic devices, including contact lenses. These antennas and antenna systems may be utilized to transmit data from the mechanical device to a receiver, to receive data from a transmitter, and/or to inductively charge an electromechanical cell or the like incorporated into the mechanical device..


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