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Larry W Blake: Opening mechanism for umbrella-like intravascular shunt defect closure device. American Hospital Supply Corporation, February 15, 1977: US04007743 (654 worldwide citation)

The pivotable struts of an umbrella-like shunt defect closure device are resiliently biased from a collapsed position to an expanded position by resilient and foldable flat ring sections which extend between the struts when the struts are in their expanded positions but which are folded between the ...


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George Baerveldt, Larry W Blake, George M Wright: Glaucoma implant. Iovision, Kobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 12, 1993: US05178604 (276 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in the treatment of glaucoma is disclosed wherein the implant comprises an elastomeric plate having a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube attached thereto. The plate is elliptical in shape and curved so as to conform to the curvature of the eye. The plate is inserted into the eye ...


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George Baerveldt, Larry W Blake: Glaucoma implant with a temporary flow restricting seal. Iovision, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 19, 1995: US05476445 (245 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in the treatment of glaucoma is disclosed wherein the implant comprises an elastomeric plate having a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube attached thereto. The plate is curved so as to conform to the spherical anatomy of the eyeball. An annular sloped wall extends from the plate ...


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George Baerveldt, Larry W Blake, George M Wright: Glaucoma implant. Iovision, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 24, 1996: US05558629 (181 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in the treatment of glaucoma is disclosed wherein the implant comprises an elastomeric plate having a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube attached thereto. The plate is elliptical in-shape and curved so as to conform to the curvature of the eye. The plate is inserted into the eye ...


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George Baerveldt, Larry W Blake, George M Wright: Glaucoma implant. Iovision, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 14, 1995: US05397300 (174 worldwide citation)

An implant for use in the treatment of glaucoma is disclosed wherein the implant comprises an elastomeric plate having a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube attached thereto. The plate is elliptical in shape and curved so as to conform to the curvature of the eye. At least one hole is made in the p ...


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Larry W Blake: Device and method for use with an ophthalmologic insertor apparatus. Tekia, Mueting Raasch & Gebhardt P A, August 12, 2003: US06605093 (106 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses devices for use with an ophthalmologic insertor apparatus. In one embodiment, the device is a flexible, stretchable sleeve holder adapted to fit over a deformable sleeve that houses an implant. The sleeve holder facilitates loading of an implant into the sleeve by providing ...


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Larry W Blake: Intraocular lens injector. Iovision, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 20, 1995: US05425734 (101 worldwide citation)

An intraocular lens injector compresses an intraocular lens by rolling the lens into a tight spiral and injects the compressed lens though a relatively small incision in the eye, approximately 2-3 millimeters in length, resulting from a phacoemulsification procedure. The intraocular lens is inserted ...


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Larry W Blake, Ervin R Harvel, Duane R Mason, George M Wright: Surgical fluid evacuator. Knobbe Martens Olson Hubbard & Bear, February 7, 1984: US04429693 (93 worldwide citation)

A flexible, compressible reservoir draws a substantially constant vacuum to permit uniform removal of fluid from a surgical incision through a wound drain catheter. The reservoir includes a compression spring interposed between a pair of congruent articulated plates. The spring provides biasing forc ...


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Larry W Blake: Filtered T coupling. Allergan Surgical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 12, 1988: US04737148 (90 worldwide citation)

A fluid T-coupling comprising a through fluid flow path, and an intersecting vent path, wherein the vent path is integrally molded within the filtered bayonet connector to be used with an aspirator to control the level of vacuum communicated to an irrigation/aspiration handpiece during eye surgery.


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Larry W Blake: Intraocular lens injector. Iovision, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 21, 1995: US05468246 (87 worldwide citation)

An intraocular lens injector compresses an intraocular lens by rolling the lens into a tight spiral and injects the compressed lens though a relatively small incision in the eye, approximately 2-3 millimeters in length, resulting from a phacoemulsification procedure. The intraocular lens is inserted ...