03982541 is referenced by 195 patents and cites 10 patents.

Method and apparatus are disclosed for surgically removing surface portions of an eye such as cataract tissue. The eye surface portions to be removed are vaporized by a carbon dioxide laser beam. Smoke and vaporized portions are withdrawn by a vacuum pump.

Title
Eye surgical instrument
Application Number
5/492575
Publication Number
3982541
Application Date
July 29, 1974
Publication Date
September 28, 1976
Inventor
Francis A L Esperance Jr
1 E. 71st St., New York, 10021
NY, US
Agent
Seidel Gonda & Goldhammer
IPC
A61M 7/00
A61B 17/36
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