05196027 is referenced by 74 patents and cites 4 patents.

An apparatus and process for applying a synthetic lenticule to the cornea of a human eye is disclosed, the process also contemplating selective reprofiling of the lenticule while it is in place over the cornea. The process involves securing the lenticule over the cornea with an adhesive, thus leaving the visual axis of the eye undisturbed or with the peripheral edge thereof being retained by a peripheral slit. A laser delivery system is used to reprofile the lenticule if necessary for refining the refractive power of the lenticule.

Title
Apparatus and process for application and adjustable reprofiling of synthetic lenticules for vision correction
Application Number
517378
Publication Number
5196027
Application Date
September 12, 1991
Publication Date
March 23, 1993
Inventor
Raymond P Gailitis
2107 N. Crossing Way, Decatur, 30033
GA, US
Seth R Banks
9459 N. Fairway Cir., Milwaukee, 53217
WI, US
Yung S Liu
2201 Pineridge Ct., Schenectady, 12309
NY, US
Keith P Thompson
4548 E. Brookhaven Dr., Atlanta, 30319
GA, US
IPC
A61F 2/14
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