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Date/App# patent app List of recent Corn-related patents
04/07/16
20160097939 
 Silicone hydrogel lenses with nano-textured surfaces patent thumbnailSilicone 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


04/07/16
20160097938 
 Silicone hydrogel lenses with water-rich surfaces patent thumbnailSilicone 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


04/07/16
20160095752 
 Corneal topography measurements and fiducial mark incisions in laser surgical procedures patent thumbnailCorneal 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


04/07/16
20160095751 
 Methods and apparatuses for the treatment of glaucoma using visible and infrared ultrashort laser pulses patent thumbnailMethods 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.

03/31/16
20160093063 
 Methods and systems for corneal topography, blink detection and laser eye surgery patent thumbnailMethods 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


03/31/16
20160089413 
 Use of cell-permeable peptide inhibitors of the jnk signal transduction pathway for the treatment of chronic or non-chronic inflammatory eye diseases patent thumbnailUse 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.


03/31/16
20160089271 
 Method for alignment of intraocular lens patent thumbnailMethod 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..

03/31/16
20160088974 
 Apparatus for roasting corn patent thumbnailApparatus for roasting corn
The present invention relates to an apparatus having one or more slots for accommodating one or more ears of corns for roasting by an electrical heat source. The apparatus is compact, energy efficient, and able to produce uniformly roasted ears of corn..

03/24/16
20160082151 
 Antibacterial cornea repair material and preparation method thereof patent thumbnailAntibacterial cornea repair material and preparation method thereof
Disclosed in the invention is a preparation method of an antibacterial cornea repair material, including the following steps: (1) purifying type [iota] collagen extracted from beef tendons, and using an acetic acid or hydrochloric acid solution to prepare a collagen solution with a concentration of 6.0-10.0 mg/ml; (2) casting the collagen solution into the forming mould of the cornea repair material, and then naturally air drying at room temperature to form a membrane; (3) soaking the obtained collagen membrane in an antibiotic solution, stirring until the membrane is fully in contact with the solution; and then adding a crosslinking agent and a catalyst to the above-mentioned solution, and stirring to perform a crosslinking reaction; and (4) taking out the crosslinked membrane material obtained in step (3) and washing 3-5 times with deionized water, and then naturally air drying at room temperature to obtain the antibacterial cornea repair material. The material has relatively good mechanical properties, optical properties and biocompatibility, and has a good antibacterial effect.
South China University Of Technology


03/24/16
20160082020 
 Methods and compositions for stimulating reepithelialisation during wound healing patent thumbnailMethods and compositions for stimulating reepithelialisation during wound healing
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for stimulating reepithelialisation during wound healing. More particularly, the present invention relates to a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist or an inhibitor of mineralocorticoid receptor gene expression for use in a method for stimulating reepithelialisation of the skin or of the cornea during wound healing..
Universite Paris Descartes


03/24/16
20160081853 

System and measuring tilt


B) determining an intersection of lines ray traced back from the identified arcs in two-dimensional space with a known position of a section of space containing the section of light that generated the one of the obtained multiple sectional images, wherein the determined intersection defines a three-dimensional arc curve. The method further including reconstructing three-dimensional shapes of the anterior and posterior cornea surfaces and the anterior and posterior lens surfaces based on fitting the three-dimensional arc curve to a three-dimensional shape..

03/24/16
20160081852 

Method of altering the refractive properties of an eye


The present invention relates to a method of altering the refractive properties of the eye, the method including applying a substance to a cornea of an eye, the substance configured to facilitate cross linking of the cornea, irradiating the cornea so as to activate cross linkers in the cornea, and altering the cornea so as to change the refractive properties of the eye.. .

03/24/16
20160081851 

Ophthalmological laser method and apparatus


The present invention relates to a femtosecond laser ophthalmological apparatus and method that creates a flap on the cornea for lasik refractive surgery or for other applications that require removal of corneal and lens tissue at specific locations, such as in corneal transplants, stromal tunnels, corneal lenticular extraction and cataract surgery. The femtosecond laser is transferred from the main cabinet to a hand piece module via a rotating mirror set module.

03/24/16
20160081794 

In situ adjustable optical mask


Implantable corneal and intraocular implants such as a mask are provided. The mask can improve the vision of a patient, such as by being configured to increase the depth of focus of an eye of a patient.
Acufocus, Inc.


03/17/16
20160074644 

Microblade array impact applicator


An applicator device (10) is provided for applying a patch (44) having an array of microprotrusions (90) to the stratum corneum. The applicator device (10) includes a device body (12) and a piston moveable within the device body (12).
Alza Corporation


03/17/16
20160074384 

Extending and maintaining micropore viability of microneedle treated skin with lipid biosynthesis inhibitors for sustained drug delivery


Microneedles and their use as a physical skin permeation enhancement technique facilitate drug delivery across the skin in therapeutically relevant concentrations. Micropores created in the skin by mns reseal because of normal healing processes of the skin, thus limiting the duration of the drug delivery window.
University Of Kentucky Research Foundation


03/17/16
20160074228 

Method and creating ocular surgical and relaxing incisions


A system and method of treating target tissue in a patient's eye, which includes generating a light beam, deflecting the light beam using a scanner to form first and second treatment patterns, delivering the first treatment pattern to the target tissue to form an incision that provides access to an eye chamber of the patient's eye, and delivering the second treatment pattern to the target tissue to form a relaxation incision along or near limbus tissue or along corneal tissue anterior to the limbus tissue of the patient's eye to reduce astigmatism thereof.. .
Optimedica Corporation


03/17/16
20160074227 

Method and creating ocular surgical and relaxing incisions


A system and method of treating target tissue in a patient's eye, which includes generating a light beam, deflecting the light beam using a scanner to form first and second treatment patterns, delivering the first treatment pattern to the target tissue to form an incision that provides access to an eye chamber of the patient's eye, and delivering the second treatment pattern to the target tissue to form a relaxation incision along or near limbus tissue or along corneal tissue anterior to the limbus tissue of the patient's eye to reduce astigmatism thereof.. .
Optimedica Corporation


03/17/16
20160074226 

Laser refractive surgery


An ultrashort pulsed laser instrument is used to perform refractive surgery. The invention operates in ablative and incisional modalities.

03/17/16
20160074225 

Laser refractive surgery


An ultrashort pulsed laser instrument is used to perform refractive surgery. The invention operates in ablative and incisional modalities.

03/10/16
20160071435 

Ocular modeling methods and apparatus


A method and apparatus for modelling a lens (104) of an eye (100), comprising: measuring (302) the anterior shape of the eye's cornea (102); determining (304) direct optical measurements of at least one parameter of the cornea (102) of the eye (100) and at least one parameter of the lens (104) of the eye (100); determining (306) the refractive index of the cornea; correcting (308) the optical measurements to account for the effect of the refractive index of the cornea on the direct optical measurements; measuring (310) the aberration of the eye; calculating (312) the refractive index of the lens by combining the corrected measurements and the aberration; and further correcting (314) the optical measurements of the lens to account the effect of the refractive index of the lens on the direct optical measurements.. .
Novartis Ag


03/10/16
20160068850 

Yeast expressing saccharolytic enzymes for consolidated bioprocessing using starch and cellulose


The present invention is directed to a yeast strain, or strains, secreting a full suite, or any subset of that full suite, of enzymes to hydrolyze corn starch, corn fiber, lignocellulose, (including enzymes that hydrolyze linkages in cellulose, hemicellulose, and between lignin and carbohydrates) and to utilize pentose sugars (xylose and arabinose). The invention is also directed to the set of proteins that are well expressed in yeast for each category of enzymatic activity.
Stellenbosch University


03/10/16
20160067204 

Therapeutic or prophylactic agent for corneal epithelium disorders and/or conjunctival epithelium disorders


The present invention provides an effective and safe prophylactic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agent and supplement for corneal epithelium disorders and/or conjunctival epithelial disorders. This is a therapeutic and/or prophylactic agent for corneal epithelium disorders and/or conjunctival epithelial disorders comprising eicosapentaenoic acid and/or docosahexaenoic acid, a glycerin ester or phospholipid comprising these fatty acids as constituent fatty acids, or a lower alcohol ester of these fatty acids as active ingredients.
Keio University


03/10/16
20160067109 

Conformable 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.


03/10/16
20160067037 

Fresnel 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.


03/10/16
20160067034 

Aspherical intraocular lens


The present invention relates to an aspherical intraocular lens (iol). The surface shape of an anterior surface of an effective optical area of the aspherical intraocular lens is aspherical, or the surface shape of a posterior surface of an effective optical area of the aspherical intraocular lens is aspherical, or the surface shapes of an anterior surface and a posterior surface of an effective optical area of the aspherical intraocular lens are aspherical.
Eyebright Medical Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160066650 

Product for treatment of corns and callous skin on feet


A novel product for the treatment of corns and callous skin on feet is disclosed herein. The product may be a therapeutic shoe adapted that enables softening of hardened skin on the bottom of a person's foot by adding a small amount of water before the person wears the shoe.

03/03/16
20160063334 

In-vehicle imaging device


The face image of a passenger is acquired by a camera set in a vehicle cabin, the positions of a pupil and corneal reflection light of the face image are detected, and a visual line direction is calculated from the pupil and the corneal reflection light. A condition for automatic exposure control is predetermined, and the exposure time (shutter time) of the camera is controlled in accordance with the exposure condition.
Alps Electric Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160063319 

Method and tracking gaze


A method for tracking a gaze includes determining a position of a first center point of a cornea by using at least two lighting reflection points detected from an eyeball area of a first face image of a user and calculating a first vector connecting at least two first image feature points detected from the first face image to the position of the first center point of the cornea. A position of a second center point of the cornea is determined using the first vector and a position of the feature point detected from the second face image.
Hyundai Motor Company


03/03/16
20160063304 

Line-of-sight detection apparatus


In computation of a line-of-sight direction in a control unit, a first computed line-of-sight direction is obtained from the center of a pupil and a reflection point of cornea reflection light, a second computed line-of-sight direction is obtained by computing the ellipse shape of an iris or the pupil, and a third computed line-of-sight direction is obtained on the basis of a face orientation and the relative position of the iris or pupil in an eye. The line-of-sight direction can be computed over a wide range with high accuracy by selecting one of the computed line-of-sight directions..
Alps Electric Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160060595 

Methods and media for differentiating eye cells


Here is provided a novel differentiation protocol, which was experimentally shown to give rise to corneal epithelial precursor cells or early pigmented rpe precursor cells in defined and xeno-free conditions. The early precursor cells may be further maturated towards corneal epithelium cells, stratified corneal epithelium or mature rpe cells.
Tampereen Yliopisto


03/03/16
20160058695 

Topical composition and skin rejuvenation


A skin rejuvenation process combining skin resurfacing with post-procedure application of a composition including the patient's own mesenchymal hematopoietic stern cells and growth factors is described. The stem cells and growth factors are isolated from lipoaspirate or bone marrow.

02/25/16
20160051686 

Pharmaceutical compositions for treating ear diseases


The present disclosure relates to pharmaceutical compositions with increased skin permeability for treating ear disease in mammals disclosed pharmaceutical compositions are prepared as topical gels or as transdermal gels. The pharmaceutical compositions reduce ear inflammation and irritation produced by ear diseases or injuries (e.g., cauliflower ear, chronic otitis, and the like).
Professional Compounding Centers Of America (pcca)


02/25/16
20160051359 

Corneal implant storage, packaging, and delivery devices


Devices and methods for packaging, storing, and/or positioning ophthalmic lenses.. .

02/25/16
20160050869 

Inbred corn line it7ee42


An inbred corn line designated it7ee42 is disclosed. The invention relates to the plants and seeds of inbred corn line it7ee42 and methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing the inbred corn line it7ee42 with itself or with another corn plant.
Anglo Netherlands Grain B.v.


02/18/16
20160049580 

Magnetic element for memory and logic


An embodiment includes a magnetic tunnel junction (mtj) having a non-elliptical free layer with rounded corners. For example, an embodiment includes a mtj including a free magnetic layer, a fixed magnetic layer, and a tunnel barrier between the free and fixed layers; wherein the free magnetic layer includes a top surface, a bottom surface, and a sidewall circumnavigating the free magnetic layer and coupling the bottom surface to the top surface; wherein the top surface is rectangular with a plurality of rounded corners.
Intel Corporation


02/18/16
20160047102 

Inflatable flood barrier


An inflatable flood barrier includes a board having a side plate and a peripheral plate attached to the side plate. The board being provided with a charging port, the peripheral plate has rounded corners, and the side plate has corner portions.
Nan Dao Engineering Corp.


02/18/16
20160045536 

Methods of using ophthalmic compositions comprising povidone-iodine


A topical ophthalmic composition comprised of povidone-iodine 0.01% to 10.0% combined with a steroid or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. This solution is useful in the treatment of active infections of at least one tissue of the eye (e.g., conjunctiva and cornea) from bacterial, mycobacterial, viral, fungal, or amoebic causes, as well as treatment to prevent such infections in appropriate clinical settings (e.g.
Cls Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


02/18/16
20160045107 

Method and system for determining the refractive properties of an eye of a child


The invention is directed to a system for determining the refractive properties of an eye. The system includes a wavefront measurement device for measuring the refractive properties of the eye.
Carl Zeiss Vision International Gmbh


02/11/16
20160038338 

Systems and methods for delivering an ocular implant to the suprachoroidal space within an eye


Delivery devices, systems and methods are provided for inserting an implant into an eye. The delivery or inserter devices or systems can be used to dispose or implant an ocular stent or implant, such as a shunt, in communication with a suprachoroidal space of the eye.
Glaukos Corporation


02/11/16
20160038276 

Methods and treating keratoconus


A method of treating keratoconus in an eye of a patient includes measuring a surface of a cornea of the eye to acquire eye topography data. The method includes, based on the eye topography data, selecting a topographic pattern from topographic patterns displayed in a graphical user interface.

02/11/16
20160038025 

Apparatus and minimizing the influence of corneal birefringence on the analysis of eye fixation and focus using retinal birefringence scanning


The present invention provides apparatus and methods for detecting fixation of an eye of a subject on a target. The methods provide for optimization of parameters of the spinning half wave plate and the fixed wave plate in the retinal birefringence scanning (rbs) design to enable uses of the “spinning artifact” frequency component.
The Johns Hopkins University


02/11/16
20160038022 

Integrated surgical microscope and wavefront sensor


A wavefront sensor is integrated with a surgical microscope for allowing a doctor to make repeated wavefront measurements of a patient's eye while the patient remains on an operating table in the surgical position. The device includes a wavefront sensor optically aligned with a surgical microscope such that their fields of view at least partially overlap.
Wavetec Vision Systems, Inc.


02/11/16
20160038021 

Systems and methods for enhanced accuracy in oct imaging of the cornea


Systems and methods for enhanced accuracy in optical coherence tomography imaging of the cornea are presented, including approaches for more accurate corneal surface modeling, pachymetry maps, keratometric values, and corneal power. These methods involve new scan patterns, an eye tracking mechanism for transverse motion feedback, and advanced motion correction algorithms.
Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.


02/04/16
20160033997 

Tablet computer stand


A computer stand for use with a tablet computer comprises a frame with a viewing aperture. The tablet computer is secured to the back of the frame with a pair of brackets, each of which consists of a structural angle having a cutout in one flange that is equal in depth to the thickness of the tablet computer.
Hecktech, Inc.


02/04/16
20160033538 

Method of selecting antioxidants for use in topically applied compositions


Antioxidant-containing compositions and methods for confirming antioxidant activity of a composition formulated for topical application to skin. Methods for testing a composition for ability to inhibit both ultraviolet radiation-induced lipid peroxidation on skin and ultraviolet radiation-induced reactive oxygen species formation in the stratum corneum.
Bayer Healthcare Llc


02/04/16
20160031945 

Materials and suppressing inflammatory and neuropathic pain


N-type voltage-gated calcium channels (cav2.2) are critical mediators of neurotransmitter release and are thought to be involved with transmission of nociception. The use of conventional cav2.2 blockers in pain therapeutics is limited by side effects.
Indiana University Research And Technology Corp.


02/04/16
20160030764 

Non-tactile sensory substitution device


There is therefore provided in accordance with an embodiment of the invention, apparatus for providing a person with neural signals responsive to features of an environment, the apparatus comprising: an environment imager that acquires an image of a region of the person's environment; and a non-contact corneal neural stimulator that stimulates nerve endings in the cornea of the person's eye responsive to the image of the environment.. .

02/04/16
20160030447 

Antiviral activity of novel bicyclic heterocycles


The present invention relates to compound of formula i, ii, iii, or iv, and/or a pharmaceutical acceptable addition salt thereof and/or a stereoisomer thereof and/or a solvate thereof, wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, r11, and r12 are as defined in the claim 1 or as described in detail in the description of the invention, and to the use of said compounds to treat or prevent viral infections and their use to manufacture a medicine to treat or prevent viral infections, particularly infections with rna-viruses belonging to the family of the retroviridae, the family of the flaviviridae and the family of the picornaviridae and more preferably infections with human immunodeficiency virus 1 (hiv1), human immunodeficiency virus 2 (hn2), hepatitis c virus (hcv), dengue virus, and enteroviruses like coxsackievirus, rhinovirus and poliovirus. The present invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions of said compounds and the use of said pharmaceutical compositions to treat or prevent viral infections.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, K.u.leuven R&d


02/04/16
20160030410 

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.. .
Senju Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160030243 

Technique for laser-cutting an endothelial corneal graft


A method for preparing an endothelial corneal graft is provided. The method comprises: providing a donor cornea; irradiating the donor cornea from an endothelial side thereof with laser radiation to cause a photodisruption in tissue of the donor cornea at a focal point of the radiation; and moving the focal point of the radiation to form an endothelial graft in the donor cornea.
Wavelight Gmbh


02/04/16
20160029888 

Applanation tonometer having cornea alignment means


An applanation tonometer for providing a measurement of intraocular fluid pressure inside the eye of a patient. The applanation tonometer includes a light-transmitting prism having a cornea contact tip at one end and a cornea alignment aid at the opposite end.

02/04/16
20160029618 

Medical device intended for the long-term storage of a cornea, or for ex vivo experimentation on a human or animal cornea


A device for the storage of a corneal specimen has means for the reception and entrapment of a corneal specimen, connected to the means for the creation of a pressure gradient with overpressure on the endothelial side and to the preservation medium circulation means in the layouts that present the means for the reception and entrapment of the cornea specimen. The means for the reception and entrapment of the corneal specimen entrap the sclera ciliary zone surrounding the cornea in an airtight manner to delimit a separate endothelial chamber and epithelial chamber in which the preservation medium can circulate with an overpressure in the endothelial chamber; the intermediate component and the endothelial lid comprise inlet and outlet orifices for the preservation medium which are connected to the means for the circulation of the preservation medium and the creation of a pressure gradient between the endothelial chamber and the epithelial chamber with overpressure in the endothelial chamber..
Etablissement Francais Du Sang


01/28/16
20160026862 

Eye reflected content for verification of user liveliness


Generally, this disclosure provides devices, systems and methods for improved verification of user liveliness based on detection and identification of a corneal image reflection from the user. The system may include a security image generation module to provide a security image for presentation to the user on a client system display element; a corneal reflection analysis module to estimate features of a corneal reflected image, the corneal reflected image extracted from an image of the user obtained by a camera of the client system; and the corneal reflection analysis module further configured to verify liveliness of the user based on a match between the corneal reflected image and the security image, the match based on the estimated features..
Intel Corporation


01/28/16
20160022495 

Method for laser cutting a corneal pocket


A method for using a laser to create a pocket in a patient's cornea is provided. The pocket is created using a femtosecond or a nanosecond laser.
Presbibio, Llc


01/28/16
20160022494 

Creation of curved cuts in the inside of the eye cornea


A device for isolating a lenticle in the cornea of an eye. The device includes: a laser beam source to emit pulsed laser radiation having a pulse frequency of 1.2 mhz to 10 mhz, a pulse energy of 1 nj to 200 nj and a wavelength penetrating the cornea; a beam-forming unit having beam optics with an image field and that bundles pulsed laser radiation into a focus located inside the image field, and which has a maximum diameter of less than 3 μm; a beam-deflection unit shifting the focus in the cornea and inside the image field, the focus moving along a path when the image field is resting; and a control unit to control the source and the beam-forming unit to isolate the lenticle by specifying the path.
Carl Zeiss Meditec Ag


01/28/16
20160022493 

Method of altering the refractive properties of an eye


The present invention relates to a method of altering the refractive properties of the eye, the method including applying a substance to a cornea of an eye, the substance configured to facilitate cross linking of the cornea, irradiating the cornea so as to activate cross linkers in the cornea, and altering the cornea so as to change the refractive properties of the eye.. .

01/28/16
20160022490 

Device and performing thermal keratoplasty using high intensity focused ultrasounds


A device for thermal keratoplasty, the device comprising a plurality of ultrasonic transducers for emitting ultrasound waves, wherein the ultrasound waves of at least one of the transducers is focused on a corresponding area of the cornea in order to heat these area and cause collagen shrinkage and at least one of the transducers is capable of receiving ultrasound waves for ocular imaging.. .
Sabanci University


01/21/16
20160015794 

Topical ocular preparation of botulinum toxin for use in ocular surface disease


A composition of botulinum toxin is claimed which can penetrate into the ocular surface inclusive of a penetration through a conjunctiva, cornea, and other structures. This composition allows for a maximal penetration of a topical preparation of botulinum toxin which serves to reduce the need for frequent allergy drops for the treatment of ocular surface disease and other conditions causing ocular surface inflammation or deep ocular inflammation.
Botulinum Toxin Research Associates, Inc.


01/21/16
20160015637 

Anti-itching powder


The present invention is anti-itching powder that blocks transmission to stratum corneum and invasion up to epidermal cells by emulsion as a result of further concentration on skin stratum corneum. The emulsion is produced by mixing sweat continuously secreted during rest and sebum.
Lilac Laboratory Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160015631 

Ocular drug delivery system


An ocular drug delivery system can include a composition in which a formulation including recombinant human growth hormone (rhgh) is contained in a polymer matrix. The composition is configured for placement in or on the eye of a subject, and provides controlled release of an amount of the rhgh to the eye effective to promote healing of a conjunctival, sclera and or corneal wound..
Jade Therapeutics, Inc.


01/21/16
20160015262 

Method and system for improving vision of an eye with macular degeneration


Methods and apparatus are disclosed for diagnosing vision and improving vision, for example by reducing or eliminating the effects of macular degeneration, in a manner which does not interfere with the natural shape of the cornea or its orientation relative to the remainder of the eye, but which changes its surface curvature appropriately to achieve the required correction of vision. The focus of sub-regions of the cornea is adjusted so that different regions focus at a controlled distance about a reference axis.

01/14/16
20160014332 

Method and system for adjusting camera settings using corneal reflection


Operating a camera system that includes a forward-facing camera directed at a forward scene and a rearward-facing camera directed at a rearward scene opposite the forward scene includes analyzing a video stream containing a reflection of the forward scene in a cornea of an eye of a user of the camera system, the video stream captured with the rearward-facing camera. The analyzing includes identifying an item in the reflection moving relative to a field of view of the forward-facing camera and predicted to enter the field of view of the forward-facing camera and identifying a characteristic of the item.
Sony Corporation


01/14/16
20160011437 

Spectacle lens design system, supply system, design method and manufacturing method


A spectacle lens design system, including: an eyeball rotation center determination means that identifies an corneal apex position of an eye of a subject based on an image photographed by a predetermined photographing apparatus and determines an eyeball rotation center position of the subject based on the identified corneal apex position; a visual line information calculation means that calculates visual line information of the subjected defined when the subject watches a visual target disposed at a predetermined position, based on the eyeball rotation center position determined by the eyeball rotation center determination means and the position of the visual target; and a shape design means that designs a shape of a spectacle lens based on predetermined prescription information and the visual line information calculated by the visual line information calculation means.. .
Hoya Corporation






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