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Josef F Bille, Stuart I Brown: Method for reshaping the eye. Intelligent Surgical Lasers, Nydegger & Harshman, March 13, 1990: US04907586 (271 worldwide citation)

A method for modifying tissue with a quasi-continuous laser beam to change the optical properties of the eye comprises controllably setting the volumetric power density of the beam and selecting a desired wavelength for the beam. Tissue modification is accomplished by focusing the beam at a preselec ...


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Josef F Bille, Stuart I Brown: Eyetracker and method of use. Intelligent Surgical Lasers, Nydegger & Harshman, July 18, 1989: US04848340 (160 worldwide citation)

An eyetracker for moving the path of a laser beam in response to patient eye movement comprises a visual light source on which the patient can fixate to bring the visual axis of the eye into a reference alignment with the optical axis of the light source. A laser source, having its beam coaxially al ...


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Josef F Bille, Stuart I Brown: Multiwavelength laser source. Intelligent Surgical Lasers, Workman Nydegger & Jensen, August 16, 1988: US04764930 (104 worldwide citation)

A multiwavelength laser source for providing a plurality of pulsed laser beams comprises a plurality of laser diodes optically connected with an oscillator to establish a beam of pulses of monochromatic light. A dispersion line for spreading wavelengths in each pulse optically connects the oscillato ...


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Josef F Bille, Stuart I Brown: 3-Dimensional laser beam guidance system. Intelligent Surgical Lasers, Nydegger & Harshman, February 20, 1990: US04901718 (91 worldwide citation)

A laser beam guidance system comprises a combination of mirrors that establishes an optical channel within which the laser beam is confined for movement. The system also includes means for moving the combination of mirrors to spatially reorient the optical channel. A beam steering scanner located on ...


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Josef F Bille, Stuart I Brown: Imaging system for surgical lasers. Intelligent Surgical Lasers, Nydegger & Harshman, November 21, 1989: US04881808 (83 worldwide citation)

An ocular imaging system for use with a surgical laser device comprises a light source radiating a beam which is coaxially aligned with the surgical laser beam. An aperture is place in the path of the beams to limit the quantity of light that can pass along the path. A steering mechanism is provided ...


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Stuart I Brown: Prevention of collagenase induced disease by treatment with collagenase inhibitors. Lawrence E Laubscher, June 30, 1981: US04276284 (28 worldwide citation)

Certain ulcers and disease conditions resulting in tissue destruction, such as those found near the cornea of the eye, and those found in the stomach, and damaged joint tissue of rheumatoid arthritis, have been found to be caused by the enzyme, collagenase. A collagenase inhibitor, such as cysteine, ...


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Alfred Cuschieri, Timothy Graham Frank, Ian Rutherford, Donald McLean, Stuart I Brown: Device for supporting at least one arm of an operating person during a surgical operation. University of Dundee, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, August 9, 2005: US06925668 (4 worldwide citation)

A device for supporting at least one arm of an operating person during a surgical or medical operation comprises at least one supporting element for supporting the at least one arm of the operating person, the supporting element being arranged at a carrying structure for carrying the at least one su ...


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Stuart I Brown: Holding device for medical purposes. University of Dundee, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, April 2, 2013: US08409173 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a holding device for medical purposes having a carrier arm on whose distal end at least one medical instrument can be secured and having at least one joint for positioning the carrier arm and/or the medical instrument, wherein the at least one joint can be transferred betwee ...


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Timothy Graham Frank, Stuart I Brown, Ian Rutherford: Medical gripping and/or cutting instrument. University of Dundee, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, April 20, 2010: US07699868

The invention relates to a medical gripping and/or cutting instrument with an instrument shaft (1), with a handle (3) that can be fixed movably on the instrument shaft (1), and with a tool (2) mounted on the distal end of the instrument shaft (1) and consisting of two jaw member (2a, 2b), where at l ...


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Stuart I Brown, Ian Rutherford: Holding device for medical purposes. University of Dundee, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, March 11, 2014: US08668684

A holding device for medical purposes having a carrier arm on whose distal end a medical instrument can be secured and having at least one joint for positioning the carrier arm and/or the medical instrument, where the joint can be converted between the position that releases the joint and the positi ...