|| List of recent Corn-related patents
| Flexible contact lens|
A self-adhering, flexible, contact lens for adhering to cornea and sclera regions of an eye, the cornea and sclera each having a radius of curvature with the radius of curvature of the sclera being greater than the radius of curvature of the cornea, includes a central lens having a body including a contact surface and a viewing surface, the contact surface having a radius of curvature r1 that approximates the radius of curvature of the cornea, and an eye fixation system attached to the perimeter of the contact surface of the central lens.. .
Ocular Instruments, Inc.
| Corneal endothelial cell photographing apparatus|
A corneal endothelial cell photographing apparatus for photographing endothelial cells of a patient eye's cornea, includes: a cornea photographing optical system including an imaging device and configured to project light toward the cornea and photograph the corneal endothelial cells through the imaging device; a light projecting optical system to project detection light in a first oblique direction to the cornea to detect a focus state of the cornea photographing optical system relative to the cornea; a detecting optical system including a detector with arranged pixels and configured to receive, in a second oblique direction opposite to the first oblique direction, corneal reflection light resulting from the detection light and including reflection light from the corneal endothelium through the detector, and detect an intensity distribution of the corneal reflection light in a depth direction; and a controller to cause a monitor to display the intensity distribution output from the detector.. .
Nidek Co., Ltd.
| Corneal endothelial cell analysis method and corneal endothelial cell analysis apparatus|
A corneal endothelial cell analysis method includes: a step of displaying a photographed image including endothelial cells of a cornea of an examinee's eye on a monitor; a step of setting, based on an operation signal from a user interface, regions of the endothelial cells for each or more than one of the cells with respect to the photographed image displayed on the monitor, the setting step including setting the endothelial cell regions on the one photographed image by use of setting modes including at least a first setting mode of setting the endothelial cell regions and a second setting mode different from the first setting mode; and a step of obtaining an analysis result on the endothelial cells of the examinee's eye based on the endothelial cell regions set by the first setting mode and the endothelial cell regions set by the second setting mode.. .
Nidek Co., Ltd.
| Animal food composition and process for production|
An animal food composition comprising a protein source and corn starch, wherein native high-amylose corn starch comprises at least 50% of the corn starch. The composition can be used to treat or prevent a food allergy in an animal.
Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.
| Cheese sauce comprising vegetables|
According to one embodiment, a cheese sauce comprises 13% to 17% carrot powder, 5% to 7% parsnip powder, 18% to 22% maltodextrin, 12% to 16% cheddar cheese, 12% to 16% whey, 10% to 14% salt, 6% to 8% corn starch, 3% to 5% nonfat dry milk, 2% to 4% butter, and 0.01% to 2% natural flavor, 0.01% to 2% disodium phosphate, 0.01% to 2% lactic acid, and 0.01% to 2% citric acid.. .
Whitewave Services, Inc.
|Reduced central corneal thickening by use of hydrophilic ester prodrugs of beta-chlorocyclopentanes|
Compositions and methods for treating glaucoma are provided. In particular hydrophilic ester prodrugs and their use to reduce central corneal thickening is provided..
|Building stratified biomimetic tissues and organs using crosslinked ultrashort peptide hydrogel membranes|
The present invention relates to hydrogel membranes comprising a hydrogel, said hydrogel comprising a plurality of tetramer amphiphilic peptides and/or peptoids capable of self-assembling into three-dimensional macromolecular nanofibrous networks, which entrap water and form said hydrogels, wherein at least a portion of said plurality of tetramer amphiphilic peptides and/or peptoids is chemically cross-linked. The present invention further relates to stratisfied biostructures and devices comprising at least two hydrogel membranes of the invention, which can be used e.g.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research
|Tablet quickly disintegrating in the oral cavity and producing the same|
The invention relates to a tablet which is rapidly disintegrated in an oral cavity containing an active ingredient at a high content and a production method thereof. That is, the present invention provides a tablet which is rapidly disintegrated in an oral cavity containing an active ingredient in not less than 25% of the total weight, having a disintegration time of within 40 seconds and an absolute hardness of 1.8 n/mm2 or more, which is obtained by granulating a powder containing an active ingredient with a binding solution containing mannitol and corn-derived pregelatinized starch, mixing the resulting granules with at least one kind of a disintegrant selected from cornstarch, hydroxypropylstarch, carmellose and crospovidone, and compression molding the mixture..
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
|Nonlinear optical photodynamic therapy (nlo-pdt) of the cornea|
The embodiments include method of nonlinear optical photodynamic therapy of tissue including the steps of providing pulsed infrared laser light for two-photon excited fluorescence tissue exposure, and selectively focusing the pulsed infrared laser light within the tissue at a focal plane to activate a photosensitizing agent to generate free radicals within a highly resolved axial and lateral spatial domain in the tissue. The invention is also directed to an apparatus for performing nonlinear optical photodynamic therapy of tissue including a pulsed infrared laser for providing two-photon excited fluorescence beam tissue exposure, a scanner for selectively and controllably moving the tissue and the beam relative to each other, and optics for selectively focusing the pulsed infrared laser light within the tissue at a point in a focal plane to activate a photosensitizing agent to generate free radicals within a highly resolved axial and lateral spatial domain in the tissue..
The Regents Of The University Of California
|Technique and extracting ingrown hairs that cause razor bumps|
This is an apparatus for pulling out ingrown hairs that cause razor bumps, with an application of hot water and soap lather or shaving foam. This opens the pores and loosens the ingrown hairs for extracting.
Cup lid for beverages with foam
A lid for a beverage cup includes an annular mounting portion to removably, sealingly, engage the open lip of a round beverage cup; a raised annular ridge inset from the mounting portion extending from a first end to a second end; a central portion spanning the annulus and including an aroma aperture at the center; a dispensing portion spanning between the annular ridge first end and second end including a front flat portion, a sloped dispensing aperture surface, and a dispensing aperture disposed on the sloped surface, the dispensing aperture comprising a triangle with rounded corners having a base proximate and parallel to the intersection edge and an apex proximate the upper edge; and, the raised annular ridge and dispensing portion defining a continuous containment surrounding the central portion.. .
Femto second multi shooting for eye surgery
Provided herein are methods for non-invasive ophthalmic surgery based on femto second multi shooting (fsms) laser techniques. In one embodiment the fsms laser technique is directed to corneal stroma.
Cesacar Particpacions, S.l.
Apparatus for corneal crosslinking
An apparatus for corneal crosslinking, the use of the apparatus for corneal crosslinking, and a method for corneal crosslinking are provided. The apparatus comprises a source of laser radiation; a scanner device for scanning the laser radiation; and a control computer for controlling the scanner device..
This invention describes an ultrasound technique that maps out the mechanical properties of the cornea and the sclera to the intrinsic mechanical loadings in the eye. It helps identify the abnormally weaker or stiffer regions in the eye, to add functional information for early and definitive diagnosis of corneal diseases, surgical planning, prevention of surgical complications, as well as better interpretation of tonometric readings.
Ohio State Innovation Foundation
Method and system of using photorefractive effects to examine eyes using a portable device
The current invention involves the use of portable devices such as a smart phone or tablet to perform an examination and diagnostic of an eye or pair of eyes using a photorefraction system and technique. The portable device would send a ray of light through the cornea and take measurements of the refraction.
Plasma sterilization of corneal tissue
Exemplary methods of treating tissue that has been harvested for transplant are disclosed herein. An exemplary method of preparing corneal tissue for transplant includes obtaining corneal tissue that has been harvested for transplanting and exposing the corneal tissue to a plasma-activated fluid for a period of time..
Ep Technologies Llc
Cosmetic compositions for hydrating skin
A cosmetic composition suitable for topical application is provided. The cosmetic composition comprises: a safe and effective amount of a humectant; a safe and effective amount of a lipid bilayer structurant, and a safe and effective amount of a chaotropic agent.
The Procter & Gamble Company
Irradiating device and program
The invention provides an irradiating device and a program which can appropriately set a cross sectional shape of human tissue at a time of incising the human tissue by beam irradiation. For example, when a cornea (100) is incised by an irradiating device which outputs femtosecond laser, a cross sectional shape in an intersecting direction to a direction of advancing to a back surface side from a front surface side of the cornea in an incision (101) is set to a non-rectilinear shape, for example, a circular arc shape.
Chukyo Medical Co., Inc.
Device and process for machining the cornea of a human eye with focused pulsed laser radiation
A device for generating at least one continuous slit-like incision (42) from the posterior surface (48) as far as the anterior surface (46) of the cornea (44) of an eye, comprising a laser device for generating at least one part of the incision with focused pulsed laser radiation, the laser device including controllable components for setting the location of the focus, a control computer for controlling these components, and also a control program for the control computer. The control program contains instructions that are designed to bring about, upon execution by the control computer, the generation of at least one part of the incision (42) originating from the posterior surface (48) of the cornea, the cross-sectional contour of the incision—when observed in the direction from the anterior surface to the posterior surface—deviating from a straight line (60) perpendicular to the surface of the eye..
Integrated device noninvasive corneal refractive corrections
A system is provided for noninvasive corneal refractive correction. The system includes an ortho-k lens specifically manufactured based on a topography of a cornea of a human eye for reshaping the cornea from a first configuration to a second configuration.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Device and producing control data for the surgical correction of the defective vision of an eye
A device for producing control data for a laser device for the surgical correction of defective vision. The device generates the control data to control the laser, the optics and the scanner to cut the cornea by focusing the laser radiation and by shifting the position of the focus within the cornea.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Surgical tools and systems for corneal tattooing and related methods
Devices, systems, surgical kits and methods for corneal surgery, preferably using femto-laser assisted, corneal tattooing. The corneal tattoos are formed with one or more viscous opaque substances such as pasty substances of different colors to match eye colors of different patients..
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Methods of obtaining ophthalmic lenses providing the eye with reduced aberrations
The present invention discloses methods of obtaining ophthalmic lens capable of reducing the aberrations of the eye comprising the steps of characterizing at least one corneal surface as a mathematical model, calculating the resulting aberrations of said corneal surface(s) by employing said mathematical model, selecting the optical power of the intraocular lens. From this information, an ophthalmic lens is modeled so a wavefront arriving from an optical system comprising said lens and corneal model obtains reduced aberrations in the eye.
Amo Groningen Bv
Processes and systems for dry-milled corn ethanol and corn oil production with improved carbon footprint
The present invention improves corn dry milling in several ways. Integrated corn biorefinery processes are disclosed which can produce ethanol, edible corn oil, ddg or ddgs, solvent-extracted meal, power, and optionally crude corn oil, starting from corn.
Polypeptide expressed in the stratum corneum and use thereof
Polypeptides belonging to the family of late proteins of the cornified envelope (lce), fragments of the polypeptide, isolated nucleotide sequences encoding the polypeptides, and cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical compositions containing such polypeptides are described. The polypeptides have cosmetic and/or therapeutic use to reinforce the barrier function of the epidermis, prevent and/or treat the signs of skin dryness and prevent and/or treat disorders of the barrier function or the weakening of the epidermis..
Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse Iii
Compositions and methods for their dermatological use
Compositions containing albizia lebbeck and/or sophora flavescens and/or hibiscus rosa sinensis and/or phyllanthus emblica (syn. Emblica officinalis) and/or azadirachta indica and/or centella asiatica and/or ganoderma and/or rubia cordifolia and/or scutellaria baicalensis and/or astragalus membranaceus and/or ocimum tenuiflorum (syn.
Vita Naturale, Llc
Ophthalmological laser system
An ophthalmological laser system for photodisruptive irradiation of ocular tissue, including a crystalline lens or a cornea. The system includes an ultra-short pulse laser, the radiation of which is focusable as illumination light via an illumination beam path including a scanner unit and focusing optics.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
System and resecting corneal tissue
A system and method of resecting corneal tissue for transplantation is disclosed. In each of the recipient cornea and the donor cornea, an annular incision is made at a predetermined incision depth.
Amo Development, Llc
Piggyback intraocular lens that improves overall vision where there is a local loss of retinal function
Systems and methods are provided for improving overall vision in patients suffering from a loss of vision in a portion of the retina (e.g., loss of central vision) by providing a piggyback lens which in combination with the cornea and an existing lens in the patient's eye redirects and/or focuses light incident on the eye at oblique angles onto a peripheral retinal location. The piggyback lens can include a redirection element (e.g., a prism, a diffractive element, or an optical component with a decentered grin profile) configured to direct incident light along a deflected optical axis and to focus an image at a location on the peripheral retina.
Amo Groningen B.v.
Corneal implant delivery devices and methods of use
Corneal implant inserters and methods of use. The inserters are adapted such that they can be used to deliver corneal inlays into corneal pockets..
Therapeutic agent for keratoconjunctive disorders
The present invention addresses the problem of providing a novel therapeutic agent for keratoconjunctive disorders. As a means for solving the problem, a therapeutic agent for keratoconjunctive disorders which contains a rarγ agonist as an active ingredient is provided.
Delivering ocular implants into the eye
A method of deploying an ocular implant into schlemm's canal of an eye. The method includes the steps of inserting a distal end of a cannula through a cornea of the eye and into an anterior chamber of the eye, the cannula having a distal opening extending from the distal end and through a side wall; placing the distal opening of the cannula into fluid communication with schlemm's canal; advancing the ocular implant distally through the cannula with a delivery tool engaged with the ocular implant, a proximal portion of the ocular implant engaging the delivery tool proximal to a distal portion of the delivery tool; and disengaging the ocular implant and the delivery tool when the proximal portion of the ocular implant reaches the cannula distal opening.
Delivery systems for agents to treat ocular discomfort
Eye drops are the traditional method for delivering drugs to the ocular surface but this method is considered inefficient and does not work well for soothing agents because sensory discomfort is evoked from the corneal surface by the pulsatile delivery of the agent. By contrast, eye wipes moistened with an evenly dispersed liquid composition of a soothing or cooling agent selectively delivers the active ingredient to receptors in the skin above the eyes, on the edges of the eyelids, and on the conjunctiva and do not evoke eye irritation.
Led light placido disc projector for a corneal topography system
The present invention generally refers to corneal topography systems. More specifically, it regards a placido disc projector (or simply placido disc) for a corneal topography system, having a novel arrangement of led lighting..
Pupil detection method, corneal reflex detection method, facial posture detection method, and pupil tracking method
A pupil detection method includes a step of acquiring images by taking a facial image of a subject using each of a left camera and a right camera, a step of extracting one or more image candidate points serving as candidates for pupils from the images, a step of extracting points corresponding to a combination of image candidate points corresponding to the same point in a three-dimensional space as space candidate points, a step of selecting a pair of two space candidate points from the extracted space candidate points and calculating a distance between the selected pair, a step of excluding a pair of space candidate points where the calculated distance is not within a specified range, and a step of determining one or more pairs of space candidate points from the pairs not excluded and determining that a pair of pupils of the subject exist at the positions.. .
Ophthalmic lenses with oxygen-generating elements therein
Described herein is a contact lens which can actively generate oxygen that is directly supplied to the cornea when it is worn by a patient. The contact lens comprises: a lens body composed of a hydrogel material or preferably a silicone hydrogel material; at least one anode for electrolytically generating oxygen from water in contact with the anode; and at least one cathode operatively coupled with the anode to form an electrolytic cell.
Ophthalmic surgical device for accessing tissue and for performing a capsulotomy
A surgical device and procedure are provided for smoothly and easily accessing tissue to perform microsurgery, including a capsulotomy of a lens capsule of an eye. The device includes a handpiece with a tip for insertion into an incision in the cornea of the eye.
Lenses, devices, methods and systems for 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
Method of analyzing image of cell in laminated structure and evaluating laminated structure for corneal transplantation
A method of analyzing an image of a cell in a laminated structure may include the steps of: (a) fluorescently labeling a cell nucleus in the laminated structure having at least one cell layer and one or more other types of biomolecules; (b) acquiring a plurality of planar tomographic fluorescent labeled images in different height directions from the laminated structure for each type of fluorescently labeled biomolecules after the step (a); (c) superimposing a planar tomographic fluorescent labeled image group acquired in the step (b) to construct a three-dimensional tomographic image; (d) dividing the three-dimensional tomographic image constructed in the step (c) into one or two or more cell regions; (e) producing one planar stacked image for each divided cell region after the step (d); and (f) performing image analysis on each planar stacked image produced in the step (e) to analyze cells in the laminated structure.. .
Silicone acrylamide copolymer
The present invention relates to a silicone acrylamide copolymer of high acrylamide monomer content which has transparency and low modulus, employing the following configuration. The copolymer is suitably used for various kinds of medical devices, particularly ophthalmic lenses such as a contact lens, an intraocular lens, an artificial cornea, and is especially suitable for a contact lens.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Topical corneal analgesia using neurotensin receptor agonists and synergistic neurotensin combinations without delaying wound healing
A method for administering an ocular analgesic is described. The method includes the steps of providing a topical analgesic that includes a neo-tryptophan-containing neurotensin analog and applying the topical analgesic to the ocular tissue in a dose of about 0.0001 to about 5 mg, alternatively about 0.0001 to about 3 mg, alternatively about 0.0005 to about 1.2 mg, alternatively about 0.0005 to about 1.0 mg, alternatively about 0.00075 to about 1.0 mg, alternatively about 0.001 mg to about 1.0 mg, alternatively about 0.001 mg to about 0.8 mg, alternatively about 0.001 mg to about 0.7 mg, alternatively about 0.001 mg to about 0.6 mg.
Sloan-kettering Institute For Cancer Research
Composition of vegetable soft capsule having excellent elasticity and adhesive property, provided in form of thin film, and having improved productivity and disintegration, and preparing the same
Disclosed are a composition of a vegetable soft capsule having excellent elasticity and an excellent adhesive property, provided in the form of a thin film, and having improved productivity and disintegration, and a method of preparing the same. Based on 35.3 weight part of the starch and the carrageenan, 7 weight part of the starch and 3 weight part of carrageenan are provided.
Chang Sung Softgel System Ltd
Provided is an ophthalmologic apparatus capable of determining whether measurement light is properly projected onto an eye to be examined. The apparatus includes an ocular characteristics measurement unit that measures an optical characteristic of the eye by projecting measurement light onto the eye and receiving light reflected by the eye, an observation optical system that acquires an image of an anterior ocular segment, a measurement area projection optical system that projects measurement area index light onto a cornea of the eye from a position defined in accordance with an optical axis of the ocular measurement unit, and a control unit that controls the ocular characteristics measurement unit, the observation optical system, and the measurement area projection optical system.
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon
Eye image stimuli for eyegaze calibration procedures
A system and method are disclosed for using a camera image of a user's eye as a visual stimulus for the calibration point in an eyetracking calibration system. A camera image of a user's eye is generated on a user display using an eyetracker.
Lc Technologies, Inc.
Antisense antiviral compound and treating ss/rna viral infection
The invention provides antisense antiviral compounds and methods of their use and production in inhibition of growth of viruses of the flaviviridae, picornaviridae, caliciviridae, togaviridae, arteriviridae, coronaviridae, astroviridae and hepeviridae families in the treatment of a viral infection. The antisense antiviral compounds are substantially uncharged morpholino oligonucleotides having a sequence of 12-40 subunits, including at least 12 subunits having a targeting sequence that is complementary to a region associated with stem-loop secondary structure within the 5′-terminal end 40 bases of the positive-sense rna strand of the virus..
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.
Surgical system for opening the lens capsule in an eye
A surgical system for opening the lens capsule in an eye includes an application instrument introducible into the anterior chamber of the eye through an incision in the cornea and/or in the sclera. The application instrument has a contact body that is placeable against the anterior capsular wall of the lens capsule of the eye.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Method for transplanting a part of the cornea and a surgical microscope therefor
A method for transplanting an endothelial-layer/descemet-layer from a donor organ to a receiver organ include: staining the endothelial-layer/descemet-layer blue in both the donor organ and the receiver organ; making respective incisions of the same diameter into the endothelial-layer/descemet-layer in both the donor organ and the receiver organ using a yellow laser light; preparing the endothelial-layer/descemet-layer from the donor organ and removing the endothelial-layer/descemet-layer within the in particular circular cut in the receiver organ; and, inserting the donor preparation, more particularly circular donor preparation, into the corresponding cutout in the receiver organ. A correspondingly configured surgical microscope is provided..
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Method for determining the total refractive power of the cornea of an eye
A method for determining the total refractive power of the cornea is based on a combination of keratometric or topographic measurements using the measured values obtained from depth scans or sectional images. The radius (ra) of the front side of the cornea is ascertained keratometrically or topographically, the radius (rp) of the rear side of the cornea is determined from depth scans or sectional images, and the refractive power (ka) of the front side of the cornea, the refractive power (kp) of the rear side of the cornea, and the total refractive power (k) of the cornea are determined.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Wearable / mountable mobile charging device
A mobile charging device includes an outer casing, an internal power circuit, an input port, and at least one output port. The outer casing includes substantially square front and rear panels connected by a central portion, and has rounded corners.
Reversibly deformable artificial cornea and methods for implantation
An artificial cornea is formed from a hydro gel polymer and includes a monolithic body having a center optic surrounded by an annular rim. Artificial cornea is inserted into a central anterior opening in a cornea so that the annular rim enters an annular pocket surrounding the opening.
Method for producing oct images and other images of an eye
A method for measuring the geometric parameters of the eye. These measurements, known by the term biometrics, are particularly significant for the calculation of intraocular lenses after previous refractive cornea surgery.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Hyaluronic acid-based drug delivery systems
The present invention relates to novel hyaluronic acid (ha) hydrogels comprising vesicles loaded with a drug or a protein or a nucleic acid. The new ha hydrogels provide sustain release formulations that are useful for several clinical and surgical applications, including but not limited to ophthalmology (e.g.
Nanyang Technological University
Apparatus and performing surgical treatments of the eye
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for performing surgical treatments of the eye, in particular of the eye cornea, including a laser device, which is arranged to emit pulsed treatment radiation having a wavelength between about 380 nm and 425 nm and a pulse duration between 0.1 ps and 10 ns, wherein the pulse energy of the treatment radiation is between 0.1 nj and 5 μj.. .
Schwind Eye-tech-solutions Gmbh & Co. Kg
Real time visualization of surgical operations on the eye
A real time stereo fundus viewer is disclosed which uses ir illumination introduced either corneally or through the sclera, arranged for frontal or rear illumination of the posterior regions of the eye and displayed using two miniature false colour displays; with the option of oct.. .
Method for employing corn plant material comprising cobs in the manufacture of ethanol
Ear corn is picked from corn fields by ear corn harvesters and transported to a central shelling station associated with an ethanol manufacturing facility. Shelled corn from the central shelling station is processed into ethanol at the ethanol manufacturing facility, and corn cobs from the central shelling station are burned to provide process heat for the ethanol manufacturing process.
Technique for treating presbyopia
A system and method for reshaping a cornea of a patient's eye to treat presbyopia are disclosed as well as a method of generating a computer program for use in such system. Ray tracing is used to determine an ablation pattern that defines an amount of corneal tissue to be ablated, wherein the ablation pattern achieves a pre-defined amount of at least one of sphere, spherical aberration, coma, and astigmatism in the eye..
Subjective eye refractometer and refractometry method
A subjective eye refractometer includes an imaging lens and a target, the front surface of the cornea of a testee is located at a focal point of the imaging lens, the target and an eye of the testee are respectively located on two sides of the imaging lens along an optical axis of the imaging lens, and the target can move forward and backward along the optical axis by means of setting, and the subjective eye refractometer is marked with a value d1 for identifying a spherical refractive-power along a movement path of the target, a movement position x is obtained by subtracting a focal distance f0 from an object distance of the target, when the testee sees the target clearly, the spherical refractive-power of glasses to be worn on the eyes is the corresponding spherical refractive-power d1 at the movement position x of the target. The invention further discloses a subjective refractometry method..
Shenzhen Centainn Technology Co., Ltd
A perspiration shield releasably adherable to the skin of the underarm. A perspiration absorbing pad is disposed on the inner side of a perspiration barrier layer and a border between the outer perimeters of the perspiration absorbing pad and the perspiration barrier layer presents adhesive.
Glaucoma treatment device
Methods and devices are adapted for implanting into the eye. An incision is formed in the cornea of the eye and a shunt is inserted through the incision into the anterior chamber of the eye.
Transcend Medical, Inc.
Device for reliably determining biometric measurement variables of the whole eye
A device for determining biometric variables of the eye, as are incorporated in the calculation of intraocular lenses including a multi-point keratometer and an oct arrangement. The keratometer measurement points are illuminated telecentrically and detected telecentrically and the oct arrangement is designed as a laterally scanning swept-source system with a detection region detecting the whole eye over the whole axial length thereof.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Corneal remodelling contact lenses and methods of treating refractive error using corneal remodelling
Contact lenses are described with a corneal remodelling effect. This corneal remodelling effect is one or both of broad-area corneal remodelling and localised remodelling.
Brien Holden Vision Institute
Corneal vitrification, methods and devices to produce corneal vitrification and methods of use thereof
The invention includes: a new composition of matter (a composite comprising a naturally occurring in vivo cornea in an in situ eye together with at least one volume of vitrified non-naturally occurring corneal stromal tissue formed within the naturally occurring corneal stromal tissue) wherein the vitrified tissue is modified in structure and properties from its naturally occurring condition into a non-naturally occurring glass-like condition with modifications including but not limited to increased elastic modulus; methods for producing and using the new composition of matter for modifying corneal structure and properties, including but not limited to corneal optical aberrations; wound closure adhesion and transplant adhesion; and a photo vitrification system for producing the new composition of matter comprising at least one photon source with controllable treatment parameters. A reverse template can be added to corneal vitrification systems to increase vitrification and modifications of structure and properties..
Modular intraocular lens designs, tools and methods
Modular iol removal systems and methods that cut an optic portion of an intraocular in a single motion such to facilitate removal of the optic portion from an eye through an incision, for example a corneal incision, without increasing the size of the corneal incision. Various cutting tools having one or more blades may be utilized.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate
Corneal vitrification, methods and devices to produce corneal vitrification and methods of use thereof
The invention includes: a new composition of matter (a composite comprising a naturally occurring in vivo cornea in an in situ eye together with at least one volume of vitrified non-naturally occurring corneal stromal tissue formed within the naturally occurring corneal stromal tissue) wherein the vitrified tissue is modified in structure and properties from its naturally occurring condition into a non-naturally occurring glass-like condition with modifications including but not limited to increased elastic modulus; methods for producing and using the new composition of matter for modifying corneal structure and properties, including but not limited to corneal optical aberrations; wound closure adhesion and transplant adhesion; and a photovitrification system for producing the new composition of matter comprising at least one photon source with controllable treatment parameters. A reverse template can be added to corneal vitrification systems to increase vitrification and modifications of structure and properties..
Intraoperative imaging system and apparatus
Systems, methods and apparatuses for an intraocular imaging system are disclosed comprising an optical coherence tomography (oct) system. The oct system has an imaging range that may enable substantial portions of an eye or even a whole eye to be imaged.
Adventus Technologies Inc.
Biometric authentication using the eye
This invention concerns apparatus and a method for authenticating a subject using their eye as an identifying biometric, in particular the shape of their cornea. The apparatus comprises an image projection device to generate and project an image of a pattern, made up of plural discrete points, onto at least a part of the cornea of an eye of the person.
Wavefront Biometric Technologies Pty Limited
The present invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations comprising an anti angiogenic compound such as a monoclonal antibody or fragment thereof selected from, for example, ranibizumab, which is a vascular endothelial growth factor binder which inhibits the action of vegf, and a delivery agent selected from a pharmaceutically acceptable liposome. The formulations are useful in the treatment of a variety of angiogenic disorders and diseases in animals and people, and, preferably, in ophthalmic disorders selected from age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema and corneal neovascularization..
Opko Pharmaceuticals, Llc