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Kelman Charles D M D: Intraocular lens assembly. Kelman Charles D M D, October 4, 2001: EP1138282-A1 (15 worldwide citation)

A two-piece intraocular lens assembly to be implanted within an eye through a minimum size incision into the eye includes a lens optic (10) and a frame assembly (20). The lens optic is flexible and includes radially directed tabs (16) extending from its peripheral edge. The frame assembly, according ...


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Kelman Charles D M D: Intraocular lens injector.. Kelman Charles D M D, December 23, 1992: EP0519282-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

An injector head (2) forming a hollow cone (3) of spreadable leaves (6) is partially inserted into a minimum size eye incision to inject a temporarily folded intraocular lens (11) into the eye without stressing the incision. An injector device (21) having a holder (22) with a bore (26) holding the l ...


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Kelman Charles D M D: Tissue scraper element for medical use.. Kelman Charles D M D, October 27, 1993: EP0566565-A1

2098403 9210139 PCTABS00013 Tissue scraper element for medical use in extracting undesired body tissue, e.g. a natural eye lens, by mechanical vibratory contact to disintegrate the tissue and by accompanying flushing fluid flow removal of the disintegrated tissue from the tissue site, the element in ...


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Kelman Charles D M D: Corrective intraocular lens.. Kelman Charles D M D, January 24, 1990: EP0351975-A2

Corrective intraocular lens (1) for use with an intact natural eye lens, by insertion through an incision into the eye and implantation therein in spaced relation to the natural lens, including a lens body (2) having a pair of opposed haptics constituting a first insertable leading haptic (4) and a ...


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Kelman Charles D M D: Surgical toroidal snare.. Kelman Charles D M D, December 23, 1992: EP0519520-A1

A surgical instrument (30) for seating an intraocular lens in the posterior capsule of an eye in place of a removed cataracted natural lens includes a longitudinally extending shank (32) and a band attached to the shank and forming a closed loop (54). The loop extends outwardly of the S-shaped tip p ...


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Kelman Charles D M D: Apparatus, method for eye irrigation and aspiration.. Kelman Charles D M D, January 5, 1994: EP0576465-A1

An instrument for aspirating and irrigating unwanted material from all regions of the capsule of the eye, especially suitable for cataract removal, including an instrument having a hooked tip portion at the operative end thereof. The hooked tip portion is capable of being deformed into a straightene ...