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Vassiliadis Arthur, Zweng Harold C, Peppers Norman A, Alterton Lloyd E: Slit lamp photocoagulator. Stanford Research Institute, Stanford University, November 21, 1972: US3703176 (80 worldwide citation)

A combination slit lamp and laser photocoagulator for treating eye disorders in which the laser is coupled to the slit lamp through an articulated arm. The slit lamp optics are arranged such that the laser beam is always in focus at the focus of the slit lamp and one lens in the laser optics is mova ...


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Berry Michael J, Hennings David R, Vassiliadis Arthur V: Laser system for reshaping the cornea. Sunrise Technologies, Berry Michael J, Hennings David R, Vassiliadis Arthur V, PARSONS Gerald P, June 8, 1995: WO/1995/015134 (2 worldwide citation)

Systems that deliver radiation in a defined pattern to a cornea (50) or other surface of the human body for the purpose of controllably shrinking collagen tissue beneath the surface and, as a result, causing the surface to become contracted or reshaped. In one embodiment, a coupler (125) is shaped o ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Shaffer Joseph W, Myers Terry D: Dental laser assembly with dual lasers.. Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Shaffer Joseph W, Myers Terry D, April 13, 1994: EP0591129-A1

A dental laser assembly having a housing (12) with a first and second laser cavity. The housing also includes an optical output port (18) and a dental optical delivery system (100) optically connected to the port. A first laser (14) is contained within a first laser cavity which, when activated, gen ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur: Dental laser.. Vassiliadis Arthur, Myers William D, Myers Terry D, March 14, 1990: EP0357760-A1

An apparatus for removing dental enamel and dentin. This apparatus is also capable of cutting soft tissue. The apparatus includes a laser (10) which, when activated, produces a laser pulse (12) having a wavelength of between 2.0 and 3.0 microns, a beam diameter in the several picoseconds and several ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur, Myers William D, Myers Terry D: Laser dentaire, Dental laser. Vassiliadis Arthur, Myers William D, Myers Terry D, SMART & BIGGAR, July 6, 1993: CA1319960

Abstract of the Disclosure An apparatus for removing dental enamel anddentin. This apparatus is also capable of cutting softtissue. The apparatus includes a laser which, whenactivated, produces a laser pulse having a wavelengthof between 2,0 and 3,0 microns, a beam diameter in therange of 50-2,000 m ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur, Shaffer Joseph W, Fullmer David J, Brewer Michael H, Hennings David R, Myers Terry D, Myers William D: Dental laser system. Vassiliadis Arthur, Shaffer Joseph W, Fullmer David J, Brewer Michael H, Hennings David R, Myers Terry D, Myers William D, SPRINKLE Douglas W, May 14, 1992: WO/1992/007522

A dental laser system (10) is disclosed having an erbium doped YAG laser which is excited so that the YAG laser produces a plurality of laser pulses. A novel delivery system (20) for the YAG laser is disclosed which includes an elongated sapphire strand (24) which consists of a single crystal. The s ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Hoskins H Dunbar Jr: Optical fiber probe and laser sclerostomy procedure. Sunrise Technologies, PARSONS Gerald P, November 28, 1991: WO/1991/017793

A fiber optic probe and its use in performing a sclerostomy (forming a small hole in the sclera of an eye) as a treatment for glaucoma. The minimally dimensioned probe is designed to direct laser light (30) out of its side (25), and, as a result, allows a sclerostomy procedure to be performed with m ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Shaffer Joseph W, Fullmer David J, Brewer Michael H, Myers Terry D: Dental laser assembly. Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Shaffer Joseph W, Fullmer David J, Brewer Michael H, Myers Terry D, SPRINKLE Douglas W, March 8, 1990: WO/1990/001906

A dental laser assembly (10) is disclosed for use in eradicating carious lesions in teeth, the treatment of sensitive teeth, as well as the removal of soft tissue. The laser assembly (10) includes a housing having a cavity in which a pulsed YAG laser (32) is contained. The laser is excited so that t ...


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Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Shaffer Joseph W, Fullmer David J, Brewer Michael H, Myers Terry D: Dental laser assembly. Vassiliadis Arthur, Hennings David R, Shaffer Joseph W, Fullmer David J, Brewer Michael H, Myers Terry D, SPRINKLE Douglas W, March 8, 1990: WO/1990/001907

A dental laser assembly (10) is disclosed for use in eradicating carious lesions in teeth, the treatment of sensitive teeth, as well as the removal of soft tissue. The laser assembly (10) includes a housing (12) having a cavity (34) in which a pulsed laser (32) is contained. The laser (32) is excite ...