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Michael Evremonde Bisch, Bruce Robert Cochran, Christopher Michael Eberhardt, Jeffery Alan Knight, John Alan Ritter: Surgical system providing automatic reconfiguration. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, Rita D Vacca, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedell, December 7, 1999: US05997528 (226 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a plurality of ophthalmic microsurgical instruments connected thereto. The microsurgical instruments are for use by a user such as a surgeon in performing ophthalmic surgical procedures. The system includes a data communications bus and a user interface connected to the data ...


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William J Neubert: Variable multiple color LED illumination system. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, Michael L Smith, February 6, 2001: US06183086 (188 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic illumination system is provided that emits a light that is controllably variable in color. Because the light originates from LEDs, less heat is generated from the emitted light as compared to conventional ophthalmic illumination systems using tungsten or discharge sources.


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Peter Francis Appelbaum, John Alan Ritter: Surgical module with independent microprocessor-based communication. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, Rita D Vacca, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedell, September 12, 2000: US06117126 (120 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a plurality of ophthalmic microsurgical instruments connected thereto. The microsurgical instruments are for use by a user such as a surgeon in performing ophthalmic surgical procedures. The system includes a data communications bus and a user interface connected to the data ...


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James Taylor Perkins: Multiple port phaco needle. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, October 3, 2000: US06126629 (115 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a phacoemulsification needle having an improved distal tip. The distal tip is provided with a generally rounded closed distal end having a plurality of longitudinally extending ports provided therein communicating between the interior lumen of the needle and exteriorly ...


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Peter Francis Appelbaum, Michael Evremonde Bisch, Bruce Robert Cochran, Christopher Michael Eberhardt, Jeffery Alan Knight, John A Painter, John Alan Ritter: Ophthalmic microsurgical system employing surgical module employing flash EEPROM and reprogrammable modules. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, June 26, 2001: US06251113 (112 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a plurality of ophthalmic microsurgical instruments connected thereto. The microsurgical instruments are for use by a user such as a surgeon in performing ophthalmic surgical procedures. The system includes a data communications bus and a user interface connected to the data ...


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Bruce Robert Cochran, Christopher Michael Eberhardt, John A Painter: Modes/surgical functions. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, April 25, 2000: US06055458 (105 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a plurality of ophthalmic microsurgical instruments connected thereto. The microsurgical instruments are for use by a user such as a surgeon in performing ophthalmic surgical procedures. The system includes a data communications bus and a user interface connected to the data ...


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Chris Cicenas, George Clark, Thomas M Heyman, Charles Sherwood: Method and apparatus for inserting a flexible membrane into an eye. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, August 31, 1999: US05944725 (100 worldwide citation)

An instrument for inserting a flexible intraocular lens or other flexible membrane into an eye which includes a compressor for laterally compressing the lens into a small cross-sectional configuration to pass the lens through a narrow incision. The compressor includes retainers along the interior of ...


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Thomas M Heyman, Lauren L Kanner, Bradley S Stone: Device for inserting a flexible intraocular lens. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 16, 2002: US06371960 (81 worldwide citation)

A device for inserting a flexible membrane into an eye which includes a tubular member with an passage and a plunger movably received in the passage. The passage has an open distal end adapted to be received into an eye for implantation of a lens, and a staging area for initially receiving the lens ...


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Michael Evremonde Bisch, Bruce Robert Cochran, Christopher Michael Eberhardt, Stanley Curtis McFerran, John A Painter, Michael Andrew Wagner: Foot controller for microsurgical system. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Grant D Kang, January 30, 2001: US06179829 (76 worldwide citation)

A foot control assembly for a microsurgical system for controlling a plurality of ophthalmic microsurgical instruments connected thereto. The microsurgical instruments are for use by a user such as a surgeon in performing ophthalmic surgical procedures.


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Alok Nigam: Intraocular lens. Bausch & Lomb Surgical, Tita D Vacca, Pravel Gambrell Hewitt Kimbal & Krieger, July 27, 1999: US05928282 (72 worldwide citation)

A refractive intraocular lens includes an optic portion having an outer peripheral edge and at least two haptic elements each having an inner portion and an outer end for supporting the optic portion in a patient's eye, the respective inner portions of the haptic elements being connected to the oute ...



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