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Jaime Zacharias: Video overlay system for surgical apparatus. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, July 15, 2008: US07400752 (121 worldwide citation)

An improved computer based surgical video overlay system that allows relevant surgical data from a surgical apparatus to be combined as a graphic image with the video image of a surgical procedure in which the data from the surgical apparatus is sent wireless to the video overlay console. Eliminatio ...


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Mikhail Boukhny, Michael D Morgan, Gary P Sorensen: Infusion control system. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, December 10, 2002: US06491661 (72 worldwide citation)

An infusion control system having a flexible, collapsible infusion container. The container can be compressed between rollers or plate so at to pressurize the container. Such a system allows for rapid pressure response rates without the need of venting devices or air filtering. The may also include ...


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Jon C Nixon, Karen C David: Upregulation of endogenous prostaglandins to lower intraocular pressure. Alcon Manufacturing, Barry L Copeland, April 23, 2002: US06376541 (71 worldwide citation)

A method of lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) employs an upregulating agent that induces increased prostaglandin synthesis in the eye. The method of treatment entails administering to the eye of a mammal in need thereof a prostaglandin upregulating agent to increase endogenous prostaglandin synthe ...


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Glenn Sussman, Donald M Cohen: Liquefracture handpiece tip. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, June 17, 2003: US06579270 (69 worldwide citation)

A surgical handpiece and tip having two coaxial tubes or channels mounted within a body. The first tube is used for aspiration and is smaller in diameter than the second tube so as to create an annular passage between the first and second tube. The annular passage communicates with a pumping chamber ...


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Glenn Sussman: Method of controlling a liquefracture handpiece. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, November 13, 2001: US06315755 (64 worldwide citation)

A control system for a Liquefracture handpiece that uses output from a surgical console to generate a control signal for an RF amplifier. The output from the RF amplifier is used to drive the handpiece heating element. To prevent excessive heated fluid from entering the eye, the vacuum in the handpi ...


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Glenn Sussman, Donald M Cohen: Liquefracture handpiece tip. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, June 4, 2002: US06398759 (59 worldwide citation)

A surgical handpiece having two coaxially mounted tubes or channels mounted to a body. The first tube is used for aspiration and is smaller in diameter than the second tube so as to create an annular passage between the first and second tube. The annular gap communicates with a pumping chamber forme ...


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Glenn Sussman, Martin J Padget, Donald M Cohen: Method of operating a liquefracture handpiece. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, July 8, 2003: US06589204 (59 worldwide citation)

A surgical handpiece having two coaxial tubes or channels mounted within a body. The first tube is used for aspiration and is smaller in diameter than the second tube so as to great an annular passage between the first and second tube. The annular passage communicates with a pumping chamber formed b ...


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Charles Freeman, David L Jinkerson, Mutlu Karakelle, Albert R Leboeuf: High refractive index ophthalmic device materials. Alcon Manufacturing, Patrick M Ryan, March 5, 2002: US06353069 (57 worldwide citation)

High refractive index copolymers suitable for use in ophthalmic devices are disclosed. The copolymers comprise a) two or more monomers of the structure:


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Louis DeSantis Jr: Combination therapy for treating glaucoma. Alcon Manufacturing, Sally Yieager, August 27, 2002: US06441047 (55 worldwide citation)

Methods for treating persons with glaucoma or ocular hypertension with glutamate antagonists and IOP-lowering compounds are disclosed.


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Glenn Sussman, Martin J Padget, Donald M Cohen: Pumping chamber for a liquefaction handpiece. Alcon Manufacturing, Jeffrey S Schira, June 10, 2003: US06575929 (55 worldwide citation)

A surgical handpiece having a tube used to inject heated surgical fluid for liquefying a cataractous lens. A portion of the tube is enlarged to form a pumping chamber. The pumping chamber works by boiling a small volume of the surgical fluid. As the fluid boils, it expands rapidly, thereby propellin ...