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Edward W Knowlton, Roger A Stern, Bryan Weber, Mitchell Levinson: Handpiece with electrode and non-volatile memory. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans L, October 3, 2006: US07115123 (310 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for cooling a skin surface includes an RF device that has an RF electrode with dielectric and conductive portions. The RF device is configured to be coupled to an RF energy source. A cooling member is coupled to the RF device. A memory is coupled to the RF device. The memory is configur ...


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Edward W Knowlton, Bryan Weber, Mitchell Levinson: Treatment apparatus with electromagnetic energy delivery device and non-volatile memory. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans L, February 28, 2006: US07006874 (174 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for cooling a skin surface includes a support structure coupled to an electromagnetic energy delivery device. The electromagnetic energy delivery device is configured to be coupled to an electromagnetic energy source. A cooling member is coupled to the electromagnetic energy delivery de ...


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Roger A Stern, Mitchell Levinson, Bryan Weber: RF electrode assembly for handpiece. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans, November 18, 2008: US07452358 (116 worldwide citation)

An RF device has a support structure. An RF electrode, coupled to the support structure, includes conductive and dielectric portions. A cooling member, coupled to the support structure, is configured to cool a back surface of the RF electrode. The cooling member is distanced from the back surface of ...


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Joe Coakley, John Walsh, Michael E Fein, Bryan Weber: Fetal probe having an optical imaging device. Mallinckrodt, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 13, 2004: US06719686 (116 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing visual feedback to aid in the proper placement and location of a fetal sensor during a fetal oximetry monitoring procedure. An imaging device, such as an optical fiber can be used to image and illuminate the same or nearby region of tissue which the fetal sensor con ...


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Roger A Stern, Mitchell Levinson, Bryan Weber: Handpiece for treatment of tissue. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans L, April 4, 2006: US07022121 (96 worldwide citation)

A handpiece has a handpiece assembly and includes a handpiece housing. An insert is detachably coupled to the handpiece housing. The insert includes an RF electrode with a conductive portion and a dielectric.


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Roger Stern, Mitchell Levinson, Bryan Weber: Handpiece for treatment of tissue. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans L, November 28, 2006: US07141049 (93 worldwide citation)

A handpiece that includes a handpiece assembly, a handpiece housing and a cooling fluidic medium valve member. An electrode assembly is coupled to the handpiece housing. The electrode assembly has a least one RF electrode that is capacitively coupled to a skin surface when at least a portion of the ...


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Edward W Knowlton, Bryan Weber, Mitchell Levinson: Methods for creating tissue effect utilizing electromagnetic energy and a reverse thermal gradient. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans, January 6, 2009: US07473251 (75 worldwide citation)

A method of creating a tissue effect at a tissue site delivers electromagnetic energy through a skin surface from an electromagnetic energy delivery device coupled to an electromagnetic energy source. At least one of the electromagnetic energy delivery device or electromagnetic energy source include ...


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Roger A Stern, Mitchell Levinson, Bryan Weber: RF device with thermo-electric cooler. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans L, September 11, 2007: US07267675 (70 worldwide citation)

An RF device includes a support structure. An RF electrode is coupled to the support structure and includes conductive and dielectric portions. A thermo-electric cooler is coupled to the support structure and is configured to cool a back surface of the RF electrode.


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Roger A Stern, Mitchell Levinson, Bryan Weber: Method and kit for treatment of tissue. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans, June 12, 2007: US07229436 (50 worldwide citation)

These and other objects of the present invention are achieved in a method for creating a desired tissue effect. An RF electrode is provided that includes a conductive portion. The RF electrode is coupled to a fluid delivery member that delivers a cooling fluidic medium to a back surface of the RF el ...


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Roger A Stern, Bryan Weber, Mitchell Levinson: Handpiece with RF electrode and non-volatile memory. Thermage, Wood Herron & Evans, January 27, 2009: US07481809 (34 worldwide citation)

An RF device includes a support structure coupled to an RF electrode that has conductive and dielectric portions. A cooling member is coupled to the support structure and is configured to cool a back surface of the RF electrode. The cooling member is distanced from the back surface of the RF electro ...