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| Power management in an eye-tracking system|
An imaging device adapted to provide eye-tracking data by imaging at least one eye of a viewer, wherein: the imaging device is switchable between at least an active mode and a ready mode; the imaging device is configured, in the active mode, to use active eye illumination, which enables tracking of a corneal reflection, and to provide eye tracking data which include eye position and eye orientation; and the imaging device is configured, in the ready mode, to reduce an illumination intensity from a value the illumination intensity has in the active mode.. .
| Contact lens with gaze tracking|
An eye-mountable device includes an enclosure material, a sensor system, and a controller. The enclosure material has a first surface and a second surface.
Verily Life Sciences Llc
| Ocular pressure regulation|
Disclosed are devices and methods of treating an ocular disorder including forming a self-sealing incision in a cornea into an anterior chamber of an eye; introducing through the incision a fluid drainage tube having a distal end, a proximal end and a longitudinal, internal lumen extending through the fluid drainage tube, wherein at least the proximal end passes through the anterior chamber; and implanting the distal end of the fluid drainage tube in fluid communication with the suprachoroidal space such that the proximal end of the fluid drainage tube remains in fluid communication with the anterior chamber.. .
Transcend Medical, Inc.
| Method for rapid calculation of tear film lipid and aqueous layer thickness and ocular surface refractive index from interferometry spectra|
A method for determining optical properties of a corneal region. The method includes the steps of obtaining a combined tear film aqueous layer plus lipid layer thickness; obtaining a tear film lipid layer thickness; subtracting the tear film lipid layer thickness from the combined tear film aqueous layer plus lipid layer thickness to obtain a tear film aqueous layer thickness; and determining a corneal layer refractive index based on the tear film lipid layer thickness and the tear film aqueous layer thickness..
Abbott Medical Optics Inc.
| Eyeblink measurement method, eyeblink measurement apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable medium|
An eyeblink measurement method includes a step of detecting reflected light from a part including a target person's eyelid and eye and outputting an image signal of the reflected light, using a photodetector, a step of calculating a position of a corneal reflected light produced on the eye in the part and a position of the eyelid in the part based on the image signal, a step of correcting the position of the eyelid based on the position of the corneal reflected light, and a step of calculating a feature amount regarding blinking based on a temporal change in the corrected position of the eyelid.. .
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
|Compositions and methods for preventing the proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition of epithelial cells|
Compositions and preparations of fetal support tissue that prevent or reduce the proliferation and epithelial-mesenchymal transition (emt) of epithelial cells, wherein the epithelial cells may be human epithelial cells and the human epithelial cells may be conjunctival, retinal, corneal, limbal, or renal epithelial cells. Methods of preventing or reducing the proliferation, cell migration, and emt of epithelial cells in an individual in need thereof, wherein the epithelial cells may be human epithelial cells and the human epithelial cells may be conjunctival, retinal, corneal, limbal, or renal epithelial cells.
|Medical kits and methods for small incision eye surgery|
Medical kits and methods for performing small incision dlek include a corneal transplantation donor tissue graft formed into an implantable and compact rolled configuration using the flexible substrate.. .
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
|Systems and methods for monitoring cross-linking activity for corneal treatments|
A system for treatment of corneal tissue includes one or more light sources that generate excitation light delivered to corneal tissue treated with a cross-linking agent. The excitation light causes the cross-linking agent to fluoresce by emitting an emission light at a plurality of emission wavelengths.
|Femtosecond laser system for determining whether the cornea is suitable for lasik surgery by using laser-induced plasma spectroscopic analysis|
The present invention provides a laser system for detecting biomechanical properties of the cornea, which comprises a laser for emitting a pulsed laser beam, a beam transmission module, a collecting-filtering module and a spectroscopic analysis unit, the beam transmission module is used for transmitting the laser beam and focusing the laser beam onto the cornea, on the surface of which a laser-induced plasma signal is generated; the laser-induced plasma signals are collected and filtered by the collecting-filtering module; the spectroscopic analysis unit performs spectroscopic analysis on the laser-induced plasma signal to determine the biomechanical properties of the cornea. The present invention further provides a method for detecting the biomechanical properties of the cornea with the above laser system.
Academy Of Opto-electronics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
A transducer comprising: a flat strip of metal formed into a closed metal loop with two substantially parallel sides and rounded corners, a solenoid fixed to a surface on a first parallel side, and fixed magnets attached to an opposite parallel side of the trapezoidal shape to bring the fixed magnets into proximity with the solenoid, wherein at least one lateral side of the trapezoidal shape coupling said parallel sides has a continuously varying width, resulting in the transducer being able to resonate with high fidelity over a range of frequencies in response to reception of a signal comprising varying frequencies.. .
Multifocal bimodulus contact lenses
Bimodulus multifocal ophthalmic lenses for correcting presbyopia include an inner optic portion characterized by a rigidity greater than a rigidity of an outer peripheral portion. When applied to an eye, the ophthalmic lenses are configured to provide one or more lenticular volumes between the posterior surface of the lens and the cornea.
Composite blade root stress reducing shim
A gas turbine engine blade root shim for use between a composite blade root and a wall of a slot in a rotor includes a longitudinally extending base having distal first and second transversely spaced apart ends, first and second longitudinally extending legs acutely angled inwardly towards the base from the first and second ends, and one or more apertures disposed through each of the longitudinally extending first and second legs. Apertures may include rectangular slots having rounded edges along the first and second outwardly facing surfaces of the first and second legs respectively and/or rounded corners between the first and second outwardly facing surfaces and the first and second inwardly facing surfaces of the first and second legs.
General Electric Company
Drug for treating corneal endothelium by promoting cell proliferation or inhibiting cell damage
Provided is an agent for treating or preventing a corneal endothelial disorder wherein cell proliferation is required. More specifically, provided is an agent for treating or preventing a corneal endothelial disorder, wherein cell proliferation is required, said agent comprising a p38map kinase inhibitor.
Small diameter corneal inlays
Methods of implanting corneal inlays, such as small diameter corneal inlays. The inlays may be adapted to change the corneal surface curvature to provide central near vision and peripheral distance vision..
Automated methods to count corneal subbasal nerves
The present invention is directed to a software algorithm that measures the number of corneal nerve fibers in images captured by microscopy including images from patients obtained by in vivo corneal confocal microscopy, a noninvasive technique. The present invention solves a complicated segmentation problem, by exploiting the piece wise linear nature of the nerve fibers—i.e., the nerves are made up of a lot of straight line segments.
The Johns Hopkins University
Systems and methods for producing and applying tissue-related structures
Embodiments produce and apply tissue-related structures in connection with various medical treatments. Such structures can be applied, as grafts, implants, scaffolds, etc., to replace, modify, or engineer tissue in the body.
Device for defining a flap geometry
A device for defining a flap geometry of a flap for laser treatment of a human eye comprises a control unit programmed to evaluate ablation profile data of an ablation profile for a laser ablation treatment of a human cornea and to define the flap geometry based on this evaluation.. .
Method of transplanting a cornea
A method of transplanting a cornea from a donor to a recipient is disclosed. An undercut is incised within stromal tissue of the donor cornea.
Amo Development, Llc
Method and determining eye topology
A method and apparatus for measuring the topography of the corneal and scleral regions of the eye. The measurements provide surface contours that are useful in the manufacture of scleral contact lenses..
Eyedeal Scanning, Llc
Apparatus, system, and intraocular lens power calculation using a regression formula incorporating corneal spherical aberration
An intraocular lens, and a system and method of providing an intraocular lens, having at least one characteristic of the intraocular lens customized in accordance with a modified regression that includes a modification for corneal spherical aberration. The lens, system and method may indicate measuring at least one biometric parameter of an eye at a desired light level, determining a desired postoperative condition of the eye, obtaining a corneal spherical aberration of the eye, applying at least one empirically derived regression calculation, and predictively estimating, in accordance with an output of the at least one empirically derived regression calculation, the at least one characteristic of the intraocular lens to obtain the desired postoperative condition.
Amo Groningen B.v.
Novel microalgal food compositions
The invention provides novel microalgal food compositions comprising microalgal biomass that have been processed into flakes, powders and flours. The microalgal biomass of the invention is low in saturated fats, high in monounsaturated triglyceride oil and can be a good source of fiber.
Terravia Holdings, Inc.
Methods for multiplex detection of alleles associated with ophthalmic conditions
Systems and methods for detecting at least two genomic alleles associated with corneal dystrophy in a sample from a human subject are disclosed in which cells (e.g., epithelial) of the subject are adhered to a tip of a substrate. The tip of the substrate is agitated in a lysis solution that lyses cells adhered to the substrate.
Avellino Lab Usa, Inc.
Combined agent for cell therapy of corneal endothelial cell
The present invention provides an agent for treating or preventing a disease, a disorder or a condition of a corneal endothelium, said agent comprising a corneal endothelial cell and a myosin ii-specific inhibitor. More specifically, the myosin ii-specific inhibitor is blebbistatin.
Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Systems & methods for ocular anterior segment tracking, alignment, and dewarping using optical coherence tomography
The present application discloses methods and systems to track the anterior segment while establishing a position of the delay which will permit good control of the placement of anterior segment structures. This allows accurate dewarping by maximizing the amount of corneal surface that is imaged as well as reducing or eliminating overlap between real and complex conjugate images present in frequency-domain optical coherence tomography.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag
Power management in an eye-tracking system
An imaging device adapted to provide eye-tracking data by imaging at least one eye of a viewer, wherein: the imaging device is switchable between at least an active mode and a ready mode; the imaging device is configured to use active eye illumination in the active mode, which enables tracking of a corneal reflection; and the imaging device is configured, in the ready mode, to reduce an illumination intensity from a value the illumination intensity has in the active mode, and to provide eye-tracking data which include eye position but not eye orientation.. .
Increased stiffness center optic in soft contact lenses for astigmatism correction
A molded contact lens comprising a stiffer optic zone relative to the peripheral zone of the contact lens provides an optical element for correcting astigmatism without the need for or substantially minimizing the need for the correction of rotational misalignment. The higher elastic modulus optic zone vaults over the cornea thereby allowing a tear lens to form.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
Method for preventing, improving or treating cornea damages using extracts of diospyros kaki
Disclosed is a method for preventing, improving and/or treating cornea damage or a corneal disease, including administering an effective amount of an extract of a persimmon tree for preventing, improving or treating cornea damage to a subject in need thereof. The extract may be a persimmon leaf extract and the extract is effective in suppressing inflammation of the cornea and protecting corneal cells..
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
Systems and methods for cross-linking treatments of an eye
A system for corneal treatment includes a light source that activates cross-linking in at least one selected region of a cornea treated with a cross-linking agent. The light source delivers photoactivating light to the at least one selected region of the cornea according to a set of parameters.
More stable princess cut diamond
A princess cut diamond having no points, but instead having rounded corners, so that the diamond is more stable, and has a less propensity to have any breakage.. .
Food product and preparation
Disclosed are a method for preparing an extruded product and an extruded product prepared thereby. The extruded product is deemed useful a food product, in particular, a snack food product suitable for consumption by diabetics.
Grain Processing Corporation