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William Nesti: Scavenging mask. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, February 28, 1989: US04807617 (126 worldwide citation)

Removable apparatus suitable for scavenging gas from the vicinity of a gas delivery mask applied to a face. The mask has a convex outer surface, and the apparatus comprises a cup having an inner concave surface adapted to form a gap between it and the convex surface of the mask when the cup is posit ...


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Doug Shire, Joseph Rizzo, John Wyatt: Chronically implantable retinal prosthesis. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Choate Hall & Stewart, November 27, 2001: US06324429 (111 worldwide citation)

A combination of silicon processing technology advances and increased understanding of the mechanisms underlying phosphene generation in human retinas by surface electrical stimulation has now made it possible to conceive of a chronically implantable retinal prosthesis for the blind which will resto ...


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Stuart A Lipton, Evan B Dreyer: Glaucoma treatment. The Children s Medical Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Fish & Richardson P C, July 13, 1999: US05922773 (80 worldwide citation)

Elevated glutamate levels are associated with glaucoma, and damage to retinal ganglion cells can be controlled by administering to the patient a compound capable of reducing glutamate induced excitotoxicity in a concentration effective to cause reduction of such excitotoxicity.


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Joseph Rizzo III, John L Wyatt Jr: Intra-ocular lens system including microelectric components. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Choate Hall & Stewart, September 19, 2000: US06120538 (77 worldwide citation)

Dynamically functional intra-ocular prosthesis. The prosthesis includes an implantable intra-ocular lens and microelectronic components mounted on the lens. One embodiment is a variable focal length implantable intra-ocular lens system for adjusting the focal length of the implantable lens. In one e ...


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Joan W Miller, Evangelos S Gragoudas: Use of green porphyrins to treat neovasculature in the eye. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, May 1, 2001: US06225303 (59 worldwide citation)

Photodynamic therapy of conditions of the eye characterized by unwanted neovasculature, such as age-related macular degeneration, is effective using green porphyrins as photoactive agents, preferably as liposomal compositions.


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David L Epstein: Increasing aqueous humor outflow. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, July 12, 1988: US04757089 (57 worldwide citation)

A method of increasing aqueous humor outflow in the eye of a human patient including topically administering to the eye an outflow increasing amount of a compound characterized in that it contains one or more groups capable of reacting with sulfhydryl groups in the trabecular meshwork of the eye, an ...


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David L Epstein, Alice Cheng Bennett, C Gluchowski: Increasing aqueous humor outflow. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, January 26, 1999: US05863948 (54 worldwide citation)

A method of increasing aqueous humor outflow in the eye of a human patient to treat glaucoma, the method comprising topically administering to the eye an outflow-increasing amount of an analog of ethacrynic acid having a margin of safety of at least 2.0 and having the formula ##STR1## wherein each X ...


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Stuart A Lipton, Evan B Dreyer: Glaucoma treatment. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Fish & Richardson P C, November 19, 2002: US06482854 (51 worldwide citation)

Elevated glutamate levels are associated with glaucoma, and damage to retinal ganglion cells can be controlled by administering to the patient a compound capable of reducing glutamate induced excitotoxicity in a concentration effective to cause reduction of such excitotoxicity.


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Joseph Rizzo III: Methods for epi-retinal implantation. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Choate Hall & Stewart, January 28, 1997: US05597381 (42 worldwide citation)

A method for epi-retinal implantation of an object into a subject is disclosed. The method includes rendering the normally transparent cortical vitreous visible and separating at least a portion of a cortical vitreous of the subject away from an adherent retinal surface to form an epi-retinal space ...


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Zezhang Hou, Aaron R Thornton: Evaluating intelligibility of speech reproduction and transmission across multiple listening conditions. Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Fish & Richardson P C, March 17, 1998: US05729658 (28 worldwide citation)

A method of calculating a single number summarizing the performance of a device for transmitting, amplifying, or reproducing acoustic speech signals. The number can be used for evaluation and comparison of characteristics of devices for conveying speech, for instance to choose a hearing aid prescrip ...