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An implant device is provided which incorporates a retinoid for improving the biocompatibility of the device in tissue. The device may be bioerodible for the purpose of systemically or locally releasing a therapeutic agent in tissue or it may be a permanent implant which includes a surface treated with a retinoid for increasing the biocompatibility thereof.

Title
Implant device with a retinoid for improved biocompatibility
Application Number
9/587485
Publication Number
6306426 (B1)
Application Date
June 5, 2000
Publication Date
October 23, 2001
Inventor
John S Kent
Newport Beach
CA, US
Patrick M Hughes
Aliso Viejo
CA, US
Orest Olejnik
Coto de Caza
CA, US
Agent
Walter A Hackler
US
Assignee
Allergan Sales
CA, US
IPC
A61F 13/00
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