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An implantable intraocular pressure sensor device for detecting excessive intraocular pressure above a predetermined threshold pressure is disclosed. The device includes a pressure switch that is sized and configured to be placed in an eye, wherein said pressure switch is activated when the intraocular pressure is higher than the predetermined threshold pressure. The device is optically powered and transmits data wirelessly using optical energy. In one embodiment, the pressure sensor device is a micro electromechanical system.

Title
Optically powered and optically data-transmitting wireless intraocular pressure sensor device
Application Number
10/686492
Publication Number
7131945 (B2)
Application Date
October 14, 2003
Publication Date
November 7, 2006
Inventor
Mark Humayun
Glendale
CA, US
Ellis Meng
Pasadena
CA, US
Yu Chong Tai
Pasadena
CA, US
Thomas George
La Canada
CA, US
Choonsup Lee
Pasadena
CA, US
Yoshi Hishinuma
Arcadia
CA, US
Eui Hyeok Yang
Stevenson Ranch
CA, US
Wolfgang Fink
Montrose
CA, US
Agent
Fish & Neave IP Group
Assignee
Doheny Eye Institute
CA, US
California Institute of Technology
CA, US
IPC
A61B 3/16
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