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A device for introducing a corneal implant into a cornea of a human eye. The device includes a body, a member coupled thereto, and a guide portion. The body has a distal end and a proximal end. The guide portion is disposed at the distal end of the body and forms a channel. The guide portion is configured for laterally supporting the implant when positioned in the channel and the member is arranged to axially support the implant when positioned in the channel.

Title
Corneal implant introducer and method of use
Application Number
8/993594
Publication Number
6050999
Application Date
December 18, 1997
Publication Date
April 18, 2000
Inventor
Thomas A Silvestrini
Alamo
CA, US
John A Scholl
Danville
CA, US
Joseph F Paraschac
Santa Clara
CA, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
Assignee
KeraVision
CA, US
IPC
A61F 9/00
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