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John Joseph Weidenbenner: Surgical handpiece. Storz Instrument Company, Grant D Kang, February 23, 1999: US05873885 (278 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling a plurality of ophthalmic microsurgical instruments is disclosed. Particularly, the present invention includes an ophthalmic surgical handpiece, such as an intraocular surgical scissors or forceps which is powered by an electric stepper motor. The handpiece converts the rota ...


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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 (240 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 (194 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 (123 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 (118 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 (114 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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James T Ligon Sr, Stephen T Porter, James T Ligon Jr: Apparatus and method for varying coefficients of friction in a variable apex back support. Property Management Company, Dennis JM Donahue III, Grant D Kang, Husch & Eppenberger, July 6, 2004: US06758522 (85 worldwide citation)

A flexible back support for use in seats such as automobile seats or office chairs, includes a central body portion with outwardly extending support fingers such that an arch having a variable apex is formed when the back support is subtended longitudinally. The longitudinal location of an apex and ...


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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 (78 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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Wilhelm Schuster Sr, Wilhelm Schuster Jr: Arching mechanism and method of use. L & P Property Management Company, Dennis J M Donahue III, Grant D Kang, Husch & Eppenberger, March 1, 2005: US06860559 (72 worldwide citation)

Arching mechanism, for instance for backrests of seats, medical or orthopaedic apparatus or casings and the like, with a pressure element wherein at least one traction element connected with a tensioning mechanism engages, which, when the mechanism is actuated can produce bulging by preserving a rel ...