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 Core formed from powder and motor for vehicle using the same patent thumbnailCore formed from powder and motor for vehicle using the same
A core formed from powder, such as a stator core for use in a motor for a vehicle, wherein the core is formed from metallic powder and includes an outer part disposed at an outside of the motor, an inner part disposed at an inside of the motor, and a winding part which connects the outer part and the inner part and on which a wire is wound, and to a motor for a vehicle using the same. The winding part is formed to have rounded corners and a height lower than the height of the inner part, and a connection part is obliquely formed between the winding part and the inner part so that the winding part and the inner part are naturally connected..
Hyundai Motor Company

 Method of forming a silicon-carbide device with a shielded gate patent thumbnailMethod of forming a silicon-carbide device with a shielded gate
A silicon-carbide semiconductor substrate having a plurality of first doped regions being laterally spaced apart from one another and beneath a main surface, and a second doped region extending from the main surface to a third doped region that is above the first doped regions is formed. Fourth doped regions extending from the main surface to the first doped regions are formed.
Infineon Technologies Ag

 Conformable therapeutic shield for vision and pain patent thumbnailConformable therapeutic shield for vision and pain
A conformable covering comprises an outer portion with rigidity to resist movement on the cornea and an inner portion to contact the cornea and provide an environment for epithelial regeneration. The inner portion of the covering can be configured in many ways so as to conform at least partially to an ablated stromal surface so as to correct vision.
Nexisvision, Inc.

 Double paired water key patent thumbnailDouble paired water key
A double paired water key has a handle with two opposite ends, a shaft extending from one end of the handle, two opposite ends upon the shaft, and at least two concentric openings extending into each end of the shaft where a user may select a pair of openings on the shaft extending from the handle. The openings have various internal shapes, preferably square, and at least two different widths.

 Customized laser epithelial ablation systems and methods patent thumbnailCustomized laser epithelial ablation systems and methods
Systems and methods to treat a region of a cornea of an eye having an epithelial layer disposed over a stromal layer. The system comprises a device to map a thickness of the epithelial layer over the region of the cornea to generate a map of epithelial thickness over the region, and a laser to generate a laser beam of an ablative radiation.
Amo Development, Llc

 Combination optical and ultrasonic imaging of an eye patent thumbnailCombination optical and ultrasonic imaging of an eye
A method and apparatus are disclosed for integrating optical coherence tomography (oct) and very high frequency ultrasound (vhfu) imaging systems. An oct probe and reference arm are mounted along with an ultrasound probe on a carriage capable of rotational, linear, and/or arcuate motion.
Arcscan, Inc.

 Eye-tracking system and method therefor patent thumbnailEye-tracking system and method therefor
A system for tracking eye location is disclosed. Systems in accordance with the present invention include a scanner for sweeping a first optical signal across the surface of an eye, a detector for detecting a second optical signal reflected from the eye, and a detection circuit for determining a maximum intensity in the second optical signal.
Icspi Corp.

 Device for and  corneal imaging patent thumbnailDevice for and corneal imaging
A device for corneal imaging is disclosed. The device comprises a first camera and processing means.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

 Device and  modelling a cornea patent thumbnailDevice and modelling a cornea
A patient-specific finite element model of the cornea is generated for the purposes of modeling a cornea for simulating tissue cuts in the cornea. A first group of tissue fibers, with main fibers that extend parallel to the surface of the cornea, is distributed in the finite element model in accordance with a first distribution function.
Optimo Medical Ag

 Lenses, devices,  refractive error patent thumbnailLenses, devices, refractive error
The present disclosure is directed to lenses, devices, methods and/or systems for addressing refractive error. Certain embodiments are directed to changing or controlling the wavefront of the light entering a human eye.
Brien Holden Vision Institute


Device and the delivery of drugs for the treatment of posterior segment disease

Hydrogel lenses are infused with a drug for the treatment of posterior segment disease. The lenses are placed in contact with the subject's cornea.
Direct Contact Llc


Method of reducing intraocular pressure in humans

Provided herein is a method of reducing intraocular pressure (iop) in humans using n6-cyclopentyladenosine (cpa), cpa derivatives or prodrugs or enhanced cornea permeability formulations of cpa. In one embodiment, the invention is directed to cpa derivatives or prodrugs that are permeable to the cornea.
Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation


Corneal endothelium ecm therapeutic medicaments

The present invention provides medicaments for treating or preventing a disease, disorder, or condition associated with extracellular matrix (ecm) abnormality in a corneal endothelium, wherein the medicaments comprise a tgf-beta signal inhibiting agent. More specifically, this disease, disorder, or condition is a disorder associated with fuchs' endothelial corneal dystrophy.
Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.


Apparatus and ultrasound imaging of an eye

There is provided an apparatus and method for ultrasound imaging a plurality of cross-sectional areas of a peripheral annular volume of an eye. The apparatus may include a mechanical device having a concave front surface designed to be located close to a front surface of a cornea of an eye, and a plurality of ultrasound emitting and receiving electronic devices associated with the mechanical device arranged in an annular manner so as to be distributed around the eye when the mechanical device is located close to the front surface of the cornea of the eye.
Nidek Co., Ltd.


Muti-purpose atv trailer

A trailer that can transport an atv being towed behind an automobile, and then be pulled behind an atv, and provides a means to transport tools or gear protecting them from the elements. The trailer having rounded corners for brush deflection, also having a gap bed that accommodates a weather proof storage box that extends from below the deck level to above the deck level, wherein the wheels of an atv straddle this gap utilizing the ground clearance of the vehicle.


Tissue-engineered silk organs

This invention relates to a lamellae tissue layer, comprising a grooved silk fibroin substrate comprising tissue-specific cells. The silk fibroin substrates provides an excellent means of controlling and culturing cell and extracellular matrix development.
Trustees Of Tufts College


Patient interface for ophthalmologic diagnostic and interventional procedures

Configurations are described for conducting ophthalmic procedures to address cataract-related clinical challenges. In one embodiment, a one-piece patient contact interface may be utilized to couple a diagnostic and/or interventional system to a cornea of a patient; in another embodiment, a two-part configuration may be utilized; in another embodiment, a liquid interface two-part embodiment may be utilized..
Optimedica Corporation


System, method and arrangements for modifying optical and mechanical properties of biological tissues

System, method, arrangement and non-transitory computer-accessible can be provided for, e.g., effecting refractive changes of the cornea by spatially-selective two-photon crosslinking of collagen fibers. For example, it is possible to obtain at least one property of at least one portion of the eye using at least one first arrangement.
The General Hospital Corporation


Suturable hybrid superporous hydrogel keratoprosthesis for cornea

The present invention features a superporous hydrogel scaffold for corneal regeneration or replacement and a method for producing the same. The superporous hydrogel is composed of a poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) (phema) and poly(methyl methacrylate) (pmma) copolymer mixed with collagen.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois


Apparatus and corneal remodeling methods to improve vision in macular disease

Apparatus and methods to improve the vision in a person with a macular disease, comprising the purposeful temporary creation of increased corneal optical aberrations. Strategies include corneal treatment patterns that are one or more of asymmetric, decentered or eccentric with respect to the visual axis, which would result in worsening vision in a normal eye but surprisingly become sight enhancing in a patient with the loss of foveal function due to macular disease..
Optimal Acuity Corporation


Instrument and creating a controlled capsulorhexis for cataract surgery

An instrument and method for creating a precise capsulorhexis as a step in cataract surgery is described. The instrument has a curvilinear cutting band attached to a longitudinal support component and cutting band extending on two sides of the support.


Multipass virtually imaged phased array etalon

An example system determines biomechanical properties of eye tissue. The system includes a confocal microscopy system configured to scan the incident light across a plurality of cross-sections of the tissue.
Avedro, Inc.


Visual display with illuminators for gaze tracking

A visual display includes hidden reference illuminators adapted to emit invisible light for generating corneo-scleral reflections on an eye watching a screen surface of the display. The tracking of such reflections and the pupil center provides input to gaze tracking.
Tobll Ab


Pharmaceutical compositions for preventing glucocorticoid-induced corneal or skin thinning

The present invention relates to method and pharmaceutical compositions for preventing glucocorticoid-induced corneal or skin thinning. In particular, the present invention relates to a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist for topical use in a method for preventing or reducing glucocorticoid-induced corneal or skin thinning in a subject in need thereof.
Assistance Publique-hopitaux De Paris (aphp)


Methods for objectively determining the visual axis of the eye and measuring its refraction

Provided herein are methods for objectively determining a visual axis of an eye. An optical axis of a measuring instrument is aligned with an unambiguously determinable axis of the eye which is the pupillary axis crossing the vertex of an anterior surface of a cornea and perpendicular to the vertex.
Tracey Technologies, Corp.


Ocular metrology employing spectral wavefront analysis of reflected light

Method and systems are presented for analysing a wavefront using a spectral wavefront analyser to extract optical phase and spectral information at a two dimensional array of sampling points across the wavefront, wherein the relative phase information between the sampling points is maintained. Methods and systems are also presented for measuring an eye by reflecting a wavefront of an eye and measuring the wavefront at a plurality of angles to provide a map of the off-axis relative wavefront curvature and aberration of the eye.
Cylite Pty Ltd


Partial corneal conjunctival contact lens

A contact lens system, including a peripheral conjunctival cover portion including a shell curved and sized to substantially overly a conjunctiva of an eye. The conjunctival cover portion defines a full thickness central opening therethrough.


Multi-compartment water-soluble capsules

A multi-compartment water-soluble capsule thermoformed from two sheets of water-soluble film, the capsule comprising a least two compartments with a different part of a detergent composition in each compartment, the two sheets of film being sealed together to form seal areas around each compartment, all the seal areas lying substantially in a first plane;—the capsule having at least one larger volume outer compartment and at least one smaller volume inner compartment generally enclosed in the first plane by the outer compartment(s), the outer compartment(s) being separated from the inner compartment(s) by a continuous partition seal area which is substantially rectangular and lies in the first plane,—the outer compartment(s) having a generally rectangular outer perimeter with rounded corners and a substantially uniform cross-section taken along a plane perpendicular to the first plane and perpendicular to the inner seal separating the inner and outer compartments.. .
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever


Ophthalmic surgical device for capsulotomy

A surgical device and procedure are provided for performing microsurgery, including a capsulotomy of a lens capsule of an eye. The device has an elastically deformable cutting element mounted within an elastomeric suction cup.
Mynosys Cellular Devices, Inc.


Ophthalmic apparatus

An ophthalmic apparatus which photographs an endothelial cell and measures a coat thickness of a cornea of an eye to be examined in a non-contact manner; comprising an image pickup unit (19) for photographing a corneal endothelium of the eye to be examined, a control unit (49) for detecting a cell wall of the endothelial cell from a corneal endothelial image photographed by the image pickup unit and for performing an image processing of hatching the cell wall with a boundary line, a display unit (54) for displaying an analytical image in which the cell wall hatched with the boundary line, and an operation unit (55), wherein the control unit changes the shading of the boundary line based on an input from the operation unit.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon


Optical coherence elastography to assess biomechanics and detect progression of ocular and other tissues degenerative diseases

An excitation force (internal or external) and phase-sensitive optical coherence elastography (oce) system, used in conjunction with a data analyzing algorithm, is capable of measuring and quantifying biomechanical parameters of tissues in situ and in vivo. The method was approbated and demonstrated on an example of the system that combines a pulsed ultrasound system capable of producing an acoustic radiation force on the crystalline lens surface and a phase-sensitive optical coherence tomography (oct) system for measuring the lens displacement caused by the acoustic radiation force.
University Of Houston System


Antimicrobial adhesive footwear insert

A footwear insert configured to detachably adhere to the insole of any of various types of footwear. The footwear insert includes a planar member composed of a robust, flexible, antimicrobial material.


Double-angled faceplate for air flow system

A faceplate of a line card is provided, and in one example embodiment, includes a top panel including a portion angled downward towards a front side of the faceplate, the angled portion having a plurality of holes, and a front panel disposed on the front side of the faceplate, attached to the angled portion of the top panel on its top side and having a beveled edge at its bottom side, the angled portion of the top panel and the beveled edge of the front panel facilitating an intake area for air flow between the line card and other parallel line cards assembled on a chassis. In specific embodiments, the plurality of holes are arranged in a honeycomb pattern with each hole comprising a reuleaux hexagon having rounded corners..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


Intrastromal corneal reshaping correction of refractive errors using ultra-short and ultra-intensive laser pulses

Ultra-short, ultra-intense laser pulses from a first laser beam are applied to a patient's cornea, creating a temporary micro-channel extending from the cornea surface to an end-point within it. Further ultra-short ultra-intense laser pulses from a second laser beam, are then delivered to the endpoint along with further pulses from the first beam, but delayed by a few nanoseconds.


Ready-to-bake gluten-free cookie dough

A composition includes a gluten-free flour mixture constituting from 25% to 30% by weight of the composition, shortening from 10% to 20% by weight of the composition, sucrose from 21% to 35% by weight of the composition and water in less than 12% by weight of the composition. The gluten-free flour mixture includes less than 30% rice flour by weight of the composition, less than 2.5% potato starch by weight of the composition, and tapioca starch, corn starch or combinations of tapioca starch and corn starch.
General Mills, Inc.


Cell model for neovascular diseases using ebv-infected human corneal epithelial cells

The present invention relates to a cell model for diseases associated with corneal neovascularization by using epstein barr virus (ebv)-infected human corneal epithelial cells (hcecs). Provided are a method for preparing a cell model for diseases associated with corneal neovascularization by using ebv-infected hcecs, the method including: infecting hcecs with ebv; culturing the infected hcecs; and determining whether the cultured hcecs are infected with ebv.
Inje University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation


Contact lens for increasing tear production

Described here are devices, systems, and methods for increasing tear production by stimulating the cornea, conjunctiva, and/or subconjunctiva. In some variations, the devices may be in the form of a contact lens.
Oculeve, Inc.


Systems and methods for chromatic aberration correction

A system for correcting chromatic aberrations in an eye includes a diagnostic system configured to provide aberration data regarding a degree of chromatic aberration within an eye; a laser system; and a processing circuit configured to determine a diffractive lens profile to be applied to corneal tissue of the eye based on the aberration data and a desired correction of the chromatic aberration within the eye; and control operation of the laser system to apply the diffractive lens profile to the corneal tissue.. .
Elwha Llc


Eye gaze detection apparatus and eye gaze detection method

An eye gaze detection apparatus includes a plurality of illuminators each including a light source for emitting light and disposed symmetrically with respect to a predetermined position, a plurality of imaging units each disposed at an inner or outer position with respect to the plurality of illuminators, a position detector configured to detect a first position indicating a pupil center and a second position indicating a corneal reflection center based on an image of an eyeball of a subject, the image being captured by the imaging unit with the light emitted by the illuminator, and a calculator configured to calculate a fourth position indicating a corneal curvature center, based on the predetermined position, a third position on a display, the first position, and the second position.. .
Jvc Kenwood Corporation


Localized fin width scaling using a hydrogen anneal

Transistors including one or more semiconductor fins formed on a substrate. The one or more semiconductor fins are thinner in a channel region than in source and drain regions and have rounded corners formed by an anneal in a gaseous environment.


Contact lens use in the treatment of an ophthalmologic condition

The present disclosure relates to the use of contact lenses for treating one or more ophthalmologic conditions. In some embodiments, the contact lenses may be used to treat presbyopia, induced myopia, computer vision syndrome (cvs), insufficient accommodation, or a condition associated with insufficient accommodation.


Head-mounted display apparatus employing one or more fresnel lenses

Head-mounted displays (100) are disclosed which include a frame (107), an image display system (110) supported by the frame (107), and a fresnel lens system (115) supported by the frame (107). The hmd (100) can employ a reflective optical surface, e.g., a free-space, ultra-wide angle, reflective optical surface (a fs/uwa/ro surface) (120), supported by the frame (107), with the fresnel lens system (115) being located between the image display system (110) and the reflective optical surface (120).


Device and reducing the permeability of the cornea

The present invention provides a device and a method for non-invasively enhancing the integrity of the cornea by applying magnetic field, whereby treating eye disorders.. .


Re-treatment for ophthalmic correction of refraction

A planning device generating control data for a treatment apparatus for refraction-correcting ophthalmic surgery is provided, said apparatus using a laser device to separate a corneal volume, which is to be removed for correction, from the surrounding cornea by at least one cut surface in the cornea of an eye, said planning device comprising an interface for receiving corneal data including information on pre-operative cuts which were generated in a previous ophthalmic operation, and computing means for defining a corneal cut surface which confines the corneal volume to be removed, said computing means defining the corneal cut surface on the basis of the corneal data and generating a control dataset for the corneal cut surface for control of the laser device.. .


Laser eye surgery lens fragmentation

A laser eye surgery system includes a laser to generate a laser beam. A spatial measurement system generates a measurement beam and measure a spatial disposition of an eye.


Annular device

The above object is attained by preparing an annular device to be worn over the surface of the sclera, the annular device including an opening exposing the cornea and one or a plurality of approximately encircling grooves on an intermediate part between an inner rim part and an outer rim part. The annular device has a maximum thickness preferably in the intermediate part..


Identification and isolation of human corneal endothelial cells (hcecs)

The present invention provides methods for the identification, isolation and/or enrichment of human corneal endothelial cells (hcecs). In some embodiments, the method comprises a positive selection process in which a cell population containing human corneal cells is contacted with a positive affinity reagent that selectively binds to hcecs relative to cells other than hcecs (e.g., corneal keratocytes, etc.) in the population and/or a negative selection process in which a cell population containing hcecs is contacted with a negative affinity reagent that selectively binds to cells other than hcecs in the population relative to hcecs.


Use of a vegf antagonist to treat angiogenic eye disorders

The present invention provides methods for treating angiogenic eye disorders by sequentially administering multiple doses of a vegf antagonist to a patient. The methods of the present invention include the administration of multiple doses of a vegf antagonist to a patient at a frequency of once every 8 or more weeks.


Agent for promoting corneal endothelial cell adhesion

The invention provides an agent for promoting adhesion of a corneal endothelial cell, containing a rho kinase inhibitor, as well as a culture medium for a corneal endothelial cell, a solution for preservation of cornea, and a method of producing a corneal endothelial preparation, which includes culturing the corneal endothelial cell using the aforementioned culture medium.. .


Silicone hydrogel lenses with nano-textured surfaces

The invention is related to a method for making a silicone hydrogel contact lens having a nano-textured surface which mimics the surface texture of cornea of human eye. A method of the invention comprises creating a prime coating having nano-textures through controlled imbibition and/or depositions of a reactive polymeric coating material and fixing the nano-textures by crosslinking a hydrophilic polymeric material onto the prime coating to form a crosslinked polymeric coating that preserves the nano-textures of the prime coating and provides a nano-textured surface to the contact lens..
Novartis Ag


Silicone hydrogel lenses with water-rich surfaces

The invention is related to a hydrated silicone hydrogel contact lens having a layered structural configuration: a lower water content silicone hydrogel core (or bulk material) completely covered with a layer of a higher water content hydrogel totally or substantially free of silicone. A hydrated silicone hydrogel contact lens of the invention possesses high oxygen permeability for maintaining the corneal health and a soft, water-rich, lubricious surface for wearing comfort..
Novartis Ag


Corneal topography measurements and fiducial mark incisions in laser surgical procedures

A method of cataract surgery in an eye of a patient includes identifying a feature selected from the group consisting of an axis, a meridian, and a structure of an eye by corneal topography and forming fiducial mark incisions with a laser beam along the axis, meridian or structure in the cornea outside the optical zone of the eye. A laser cataract surgery system a laser source, a topography measurement system, an integrated optical subsystem, and a processor in operable communication with the laser source, corneal topography subsystem and the integrated optical system.
Optimedica Corporation


Methods and apparatuses for the treatment of glaucoma using visible and infrared ultrashort laser pulses

Transcorneal and fiberoptic laser delivery systems and methods for the treatment of eye diseases wherein energy is delivered by wavelengths transparent to the cornea to effect target tissues in the eye for the control of intraocular pressure in diseases such as glaucoma by delivery systems both external to and within ocular tissues. External delivery may be effected under gonioscopic control.


Methods and systems for corneal topography, blink detection and laser eye surgery

A method of blink detection in a laser eye surgical system includes providing a topography measurement structure having a geometric marker. The method includes bringing the topography measurement structure into a position proximal to an eye such that light traveling from the geometric marker is capable of reflecting off a refractive structure of the eye of the patient, and also detecting the light reflected from the structure of the eye for a predetermined time period while the topography measurement structure is at the proximal position.
Optimedica Corporation


Use of cell-permeable peptide inhibitors of the jnk signal transduction pathway for the treatment of chronic or non-chronic inflammatory eye diseases

The present invention refers to the use of protein kinase inhibitors and more specifically to the use of inhibitors of the protein kinase c-jun amino terminal kinase, jnk inhibitor (poly-)peptides, chimeric peptides, or of nucleic acids encoding same as well as pharmaceutical compositions containing same, for the treatment of non-chronic or chronic inflammatory eye diseases, such as inflammatory diseases of the blephara, conjunctiva, cornea, sclera, the vitreous body, uvea, ciliary body, choroid, orbital bone, lacrimal gland, or iris, in particular wherein the inflammatory disease is selected from hordeolum, chalazion, conjunktivitis, keratitis, scieritis, episcleritis, endophthalmitis, panophtalmitis, irititis, uveitis, cyclitis, chorioiditis, orbital phlegmon, and myositis of the eye muscle etc.. .
Xigen Inflammation Ltd.


Method for alignment of intraocular lens

A method for precise intraocular delivery of an astigmatic intraocular lens in a patient's eye includes recording traceable eye landmarks, recording the corneal astigmatism, registering the recorded astigmatism axis to the recorded traceable eye landmarks, providing a light source for generating a light beam, providing a scanner for deflecting the light beam to form an enclosed treatment pattern that includes a visible registration feature, providing a delivery system that delivers the enclosed treatment pattern to target tissue in the patient's eye to form an enclosed incision therein including the visible registration feature linkable to the recorded traceable eye landmarks registered to the corneal astigmatism axis. Inserting an intraocular lens within the enclosed incision, wherein the intraocular lens has an astigmatism axis registration feature visible to the surgeon to align with the patient's eye visible astigmatism axis registration feature of the enclosed incision..

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