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Michail M Pankratov, Oleg Pomerantzeff: Endophotocoagulation probe. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, September 12, 1989: US04865029 (62 worldwide citation)

An endophotocoagulation probe has a probe tip adapted for insertion into the eye of a subject, and includes an optical fiber for carrying light, and a lens for focusing the light from the end of the fiber onto target tissue at a desired working distance. The lens forms a convergent beam with the wai ...


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Kent P Pflibsen, Michael T Milbocker: Eye fundus tracker/stabilizer. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, August 15, 1989: US04856891 (54 worldwide citation)

An eye movement tracker for stabilizing in two dimensions a diagnostic, treatment or other ophthalmic illumination on the fundus has a laser source which produces a narrow directed tracking beam, an optical steering assembly for controllably directing the beam to illuminate a region of the fundus, a ...


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Robert H Webb, Francois C Delori, George T Timberlake: Imaging apparatus and methods utilizing scannable microlaser source. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, July 2, 1991: US05028802 (52 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for generating an image of an object utilize a scannable microlaser array to provide a flying spot light source. The microlaser array is scan-energized and imaged onto the object to illuminate the object. Light scattered, reflected, or transmitted from the object is collected a ...


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Jeffrey P Gilbard, Darlene A Dartt: Stimulation of tear secretion with phosphodiesterase inhibitors. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, June 28, 1988: US04753945 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and preparation for the stimulation of tear secretion. The method involves topically applying a phosphodiesterase inhibitor and/or cyclic nucleotide analogue to the ocular surface. Inhibition of phosphodiesterase and cyclic nucleotide analogues increase cyclic nucleotide levels in lacrimal ...


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Robert H Webb, George W Hughes: Double scanning optical apparatus. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, August 16, 1988: US04764005 (50 worldwide citation)

An optical instrument which operates with an incident optical beam scanned at high rates and with correspondingly small sized scanning devices, has a double-scanning optical system. The output reflected beam that is detected overfills the first-stage scanning element, yet the instrument attains a re ...


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Scott R Rossi, Jeffrey P Gilbard: Filter bottle. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, July 3, 1990: US04938389 (47 worldwide citation)

A multidose liquid dispenser for maintaining the sterility of solutions without a preservative has been developed. The dispenser includes a filter assembly having a hydrophobic filter and a hydrophilic filter in tandem with the hydrophobic filter located near the dispensing tip. The use of the hydro ...


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Robert H Webb, Douglas P Wornson: Scanning optical apparatus and method. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, September 6, 1988: US04768874 (45 worldwide citation)

An optical apparatus for providing a two-dimensional output representation of reflection characteristics of an eye fundus in which a laser beam is passed through an anamorphic optical element to produce an output beam focused on a first axis and dispersed on a second axis normal to the first axis fo ...


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Robert H Webb: Double scanning optical apparatus and method. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, September 6, 1988: US04768873 (42 worldwide citation)

An optical instrument which operates with an incident optical beam scanned at high rates and with correspondingly small sized scanning devices, has a double-scanning optical system. The output reflected beam that is detected overfills the first-stage scanning element, yet the instrument attains a re ...


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Miguel F Refojo: Hydrogel implant article and method. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, June 5, 1984: US04452776 (35 worldwide citation)

A hydrogel implant article of significant softness, pliability and elasticity when dry as well as when wet consists of a random cross-linked copolymer of 2-hydroxyethyl acrylate and an alkyl acrylate. The acrylate hydrogel article is useful, in one instance, as the material to produce a scleral buck ...


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Kent P Pflibsen, Yakov Reznichenko: Scanning laser vitreous camera. Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Lahive & Cockfield, February 12, 1991: US04991953 (34 worldwide citation)

An instrument for imaging the vitreous of an eye wherein first and second windows in the iris plane accommodate a slit illumination or observation beam, and the two beams are synchronously scanned. Both beams pass through a common objective optical system, including an aspheric ophthalmic lens, and ...