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Ness Richard A: Reinforcing element for muscles. March 7, 1972: US3646615 (127 worldwide citation)

A reinforcing element for connection to a muscle to add pulling power to the muscle. An elongated elastic body member has a head end provided with means for anchoring the same to a portion of a muscle, and an opposite tail end portion having transverse openings for reception of a suture whereby the ...


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Ness Richard A: Ocular insert. Alza Corporation, November 9, 1971: US3618604 (96 worldwide citation)

Drug-dispensing ocular insert is comprised of a flexible body of polymeric material that is insoluble in tear liquid and has an imperforate surface. The polymeric material contains a drug which is dispensed to the eye in a therapeutically effective amount by diffusion through the polymeric material. ...


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Ness Richard A: Microporous ocular device. Alza Corporation, Ciotti Thomas E, Mandell Edward L, Sabatine Paul L, August 13, 1974: US3828777 (89 worldwide citation)

An ocular device for the controlled and continuous administration of a predetermined dosage of drug to the eye comprising a body of microporous drug release rate controlling material which is insoluble in tear fluid, the pores of which are filled with a medium permeable to the passage of drug by dif ...


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Ness Richard A: Magnetic ophthalmic instrument for eye therapy. April 18, 1972: US3656481 (14 worldwide citation)

An ophthalmic instrument for manipulating magnetically attractable objects against the eyeball comprising a shank terminating at least at one end in a terminal portion which is flat and magnetic, said terminal portion having a blunt tip, whereby said instrument can be used to insert or remove magnet ...


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Ness Richard A: Induction heating device for nozzles of containers. Ness Richard A, HAMRE Curtis B, August 29, 1985: WO/1985/003833

An induction heating device (10) for heating nozzles of containers carrying various gels or liquid substances. The substances may be medications and the intent of the device is to warm a small amount of the substance contained in the nozzle (16) of the container (18) without affecting the larger amo ...


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Ness Richard A M D: Leak-resistant drinking systems. Ness Dorothy, STONEMAN Martin L, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/108686

A leak-resistant drinking system is disclosed. The leak-resistant drinking system comprises squeeze-openable check valves for use with straws and cup lids, and tighteners to tighten the rim of a cup against the cup lid with expanding hygroscopic material.


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Ness Richard A: Induction heating device for nozzles of containers.. Ness Richard A, June 4, 1986: EP0182794-A1

An induction heating device (10) for heating nozzles of containers carrying various gels or liquid substances. The substances may be medications and the intent of the device is to warm a small amount of the substance contained in the nozzle (16) of the container (18) without affecting the larger amo ...