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Kenneth D Bassinger, Mikhail Boukhny, Michael D Morgan, Ahmad Salehi, Dan Teodorescu: Thermal management algorithm for phacoemulsification system. Alcon Research, Kenneth D Bassinger, December 6, 2011: US08070711 (54 worldwide citation)

A control system for managing power supplied to a phacoemulsification hand piece includes a power source that provides power to the hand piece and a controller that controls the power source. The controller calculates a thermal value based on irrigation fluid flow and a power level and decreases the ...


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Dacquay Bruno, Dos, Santos Cesario, Lind Casey, Foster James J: Safety battery meter system for surgical hand piece. Alcon Research, Dacquay Bruno, Dos, Santos Cesario, Lind Casey, Foster James J, BASSINGER Kenneth D, February 21, 2008: WO/2008/021687 (34 worldwide citation)

A safety meter system for a battery-operated surgical hand piece is disclosed. The system has a controller, a sensor, and a display. The controller is configured to read a charge level from a battery. The sensor is configured to transmit a signal to the controller when the sensor is moved or grasped ...


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Steven T Charles: Variable drive vitrectomy cutter. Alcon Research, W David Lee, October 30, 2012: US08298253 (30 worldwide citation)

A vitrectomy probe having a variable duty cycle cutting mechanism is disclosed. The probe includes a motor and a cam driver rotationally driven by the motor. The cam driver has a non-planar driver surface having surface features that vary at different radii. A follower mechanism is arranged to selec ...


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Hellberg Mark R, Sharif Najam A, May Jesse A, Rusinko Andrew, Chen Hwamg Hsing: (Indazol-5-yl)-pyrazines and (1,3-dihydro-indol-2-one)- pyrazines for treating rho kinase-mediated diseases and conditions. Alcon Research, Hellberg Mark R, Sharif Najam A, May Jesse A, Rusinko Andrew, Chen Hwamg Hsing, FLANIGAN Mark E, July 5, 2007: WO/2007/076360 (27 worldwide citation)

Methods for using (indazol-5-yl)-pyrazines and (1,3-dihydro-indol-2-one)-pyrazines are disclosed herein to treat rho kinase-mediated diseases or rho kinase-mediated conditions, including controlling intraocular pressure and treating glaucoma, are disclosed. Ophthalmic pharmaceutical compositions use ...


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Matthew Rickard, Robert Sanchez Jr: Intraocular pressure sensor with external pressure compensation. Alcon Research, Kenneth D Bassinger, September 4, 2012: US08257295 (26 worldwide citation)

An intraocular pressure sensor system has a first pressure sensor located in an anterior chamber of an eye and a remote pressure sensor located remotely from the first pressure sensor. The remote pressure sensor measures or approximates atmospheric pressure. A difference between readings from the fi ...


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Ronald T Smith: Laser illumination system. Alcon Research, Darrien Reddick, July 9, 2013: US08480233 (25 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic endoillumination system comprises a self-contained power source and a laser light source powered by the self-contained power source to produce light. The system further comprises an elongated member sized for insertion into an eye and for conducting the light produced by the laser ligh ...


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Guangyao Jia, Daniel J Kao, Glenn Sussman: Flexible, automated capsulorhexis device. Alcon Research, March 20, 2012: US08137344 (24 worldwide citation)

A capsularhexis electrode device and corresponding insertion tool are disclosed. A flexible capsulorhexis electrode device comprises an elastomeric ring, first and second electrically conductive traces disposed at a first face of the elastomeric ring and extending concentrically around the elastomer ...


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Bruno Dacquay, Matthew J A Rickard: Intraocular pressure sensor. Alcon Research, Kenneth D Bassinger, May 22, 2012: US08182435 (24 worldwide citation)

An implantable intraocular pressure sensor system has a sealed geometric shape with an internal pressure at a first value. A strain gauge wire is embedded in a surface of the sealed geometric shape. When the surface is deflected by intraocular pressure, a measured resistance of the strain gauge wire ...


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Chen Hwang Hsing, Rusinko Andrew, Hellberg Mark R, Severns Bryon S, Henderson Alan J, Guo Cheng, Hadden Mark: 6-aminoimidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine analogs as rho kinase inhibitors for the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Alcon Research, Chen Hwang Hsing, Rusinko Andrew, Hellberg Mark R, Severns Bryon S, Henderson Alan J, Guo Cheng, Hadden Mark, FLANIGAN Mark E, July 3, 2008: WO/2008/079880 (24 worldwide citation)

Methods for using 6-aminoimidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine analogs are disclosed herein to treat rho kinase-mediated diseases or rho kinase-mediated conditions, including controlling intraocular pressure and treating glaucoma, are disclosed. Ophthalmic pharmaceutical compositions useful in the treatment of e ...


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DACQUAY BRUNO: Intraocular pressure sensor. ALCON RESEARCH, Bassinger Kenneth D, November 11, 2010: WO/2010/129446 (22 worldwide citation)

An implantable intraocular pressure sensor system has a sealed geometric shape with an internal pressure at a first value. A strain gauge wire is embedded in a surface of the sealed geometric shape. When the surface is deflected by intraocular pressure, a measured resistance of the strain gauge wire ...