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Syringe finger grip

A finger grip for receiving and retaining a syringe body of an injection syringe. The finger grip is easily pressed directly onto the syringe and employs a centering feature and a pair of one way, flexible latches that allow easy attachment to a syringe body yet ensures retention during normal and abnormal use. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

System, apparatus and method for predicting anterior chamber intraocular pressure

A system and method for providing the intraocular pressure (iop) in the anterior chamber of an eye during ocular surgery is provided. Determination of iop may be performed using an algorithm that is a function of the static (inflow) pressure and/or dynamic (outflow) pressure. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

System and method for providing a genericized medical device architecture

Systems, methods, and computer readable storage medium for providing a genericized medical device architecture common to a plurality of medical devices are disclosed. The architecture may comprise at least one diagnostics module associated with at least one of the plurality of medical devices, wherein the at least one diagnostics module is configured to monitor an operational status of the at least one medical device. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

System and method for providing a genericized medical device architecture

Systems, methods, and computer readable storage medium for providing a genericized medical device architecture common to a plurality of medical devices are disclosed. The architecture may comprise at least one diagnostics module associated with at least one of the plurality of medical devices, wherein the at least one diagnostics module is configured to monitor an operational status of the at least one medical device. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Reduced glare intraocular lens

An intraocular lens for reducing aberrant optical effects includes an anterior surface, a posterior surface and a peripheral region/zone disposed about a central optical axis. The peripheral region/zone has an inflection region/transition area that is inclined with respect to the anterior surface at an angle between about 40 degrees and 120 degrees with respect to the optical axis.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Magnetically controlled stiffness of materials

A system and method for the use of magneto-rheological fluids (mrf) and magnetically controlled elastomers (mce) for use in fluid control and distribution apparatus which are responsive to control by a magnetic field are disclosed.. . ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Critical alignment of fluidics cassettes

Devices, systems, and methods interface a cassette with an eye treatment system console to provide coupling between the console and an eye treatment probe. The console may receive the cassette using a driven axial translation linkage that inhibits rotation of the cassette. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Protective cap for an insertion device and other insertion device features

A protective cap having finger grips, a window, and port. The protective cap may also have one or more clips (or snaps), one or more relief slots, and/or one or more guides. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Foldable intraocular lens and method of making

A foldable intraocular lens for providing vision contains an optic body that includes an optical zone and a peripheral zone entirely surrounding the optical zone. The optic body has an anterior face, a substantially opposing posterior face, an optic edge, and an optical axis. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Capsular membrane treatments to increase accommodative amplitude

This apparatus treats the lens capsule so as to increase accommodation of the eye. The treatment of the lens capsule may comprise treating a portion of the lens capsule so as to stiffen the treated portion and improve accommodation of the eye. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Surgical cassette

A surgical cassette for use with a phacoemulsification system having a front plate, a back plate, and a gasket therebetween. The front plate having molded fluid channels that mate with the gasket. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Surgical cassette

A surgical cassette for use with a phacoemulsification system having a front plate, a back plate, and a gasket therebetween. The front plate having molded fluid channels that mate with the gasket. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Accommodating intraocular lens providing progressive power change

An accommodating intraocular lens for providing a range of accommodative vision includes a deformable optic. The deformable optic includes a plurality of layers that have a progressively increasing hardness and/or refractive index characteristic from the outermost layer to the innermost layer to provide a range of accommodative power.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

Fast absolute-reflectance method for the determination of tear film lipid layer thickness

A method for determining reflectivity of a tear film lipid layer of a patient and recommending a course of treatment based on the same. The method includes the steps of: measuring a tear film aqueous plus lipid layer relative reflectance spectrum using a wavelength-dependent optical interferometer; converting the measured tear film aqueous plus lipid layer relative reflectance spectrum to a calculated absolute reflectance spectrum; comparing the calculated absolute reflectance spectrum to a theoretical absolute lipid reflectance spectrum to determine a tear film lipid layer thickness; and determining a reflectivity value for the tear film lipid layer thickness at a first wavelength of light corresponding to ultraviolet, violet, or blue light.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

10/05/17 / #20170280991

Fast absolute-reflectance method for the determination of tear film lipid layer thickness

A method for determining reflectivity of a tear film lipid layer of a patient and recommending a course of treatment based on the same. The method includes the steps of: measuring a tear film aqueous plus lipid layer relative reflectance spectrum using a wavelength-dependent optical interferometer; converting the measured tear film aqueous plus lipid layer relative reflectance spectrum to a calculated absolute reflectance spectrum; comparing the calculated absolute reflectance spectrum to a theoretical absolute lipid reflectance spectrum to determine a tear film lipid layer thickness; and determining a reflectivity value for the tear film lipid layer thickness at a first wavelength of light corresponding to ultraviolet, violet, or blue light.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170276962

Ophthalmic apparatus with corrective meridians having extended tolerance band

The embodiments disclosed herein include improved toric lenses and other ophthalmic apparatuses (including, for example, contact lens, intraocular lenses (iols), and the like) that includes one or more refractive angularly-varying phase members, each varying depths of focus of the apparatus so as to provide an extended tolerance to misalignments of the apparatus. Each refractive angularly-varying phase member has a center at a first meridian (e.g., the intended correction meridian) that directs light to a first point of focus (e.g., at the retina of the eye). ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170273781

Ophthalmic apparatus with corrective meridians having extended tolerance band

The embodiments disclosed herein include improved toric lenses and other ophthalmic apparatuses (including, for example, contact lens, intraocular lenses (iols), and the like) and associated method for their design and use. In an embodiment, an ophthalmic apparatus (e.g., a toric lens) includes one or more angularly-varying phase members comprising a diffractive or refractive structure, each varying the depths of focus of the apparatus so as to provide an extended tolerance to misalignment of the apparatus when implanted in an eye. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170273780

Ophthalmic apparatus with corrective meridians having extended tolerance band by modifying refractive powers in uniform meridian distribution

The embodiments disclosed herein include improved toric lenses and other ophthalmic apparatuses (including, for example, contact lens, intraocular lenses (iols), and the like) and associated method for their design and use. The apparatus includes one or more optical zones, including an optical zone defined by a polynomial-based surface coincident at a plurality of meridians having distinct cylinder powers, wherein light incident to a given region of each of the plurality of meridians, and respective regions nearby, is directed to a given point of focus such that the regions nearby to the given region direct light to the given point of focus when the given meridian is rotationally offset from the given region, thereby establishing an extended band of operation, and wherein each of the plurality of meridians is uniformly arranged on the optical zone for a same given added power (in diopters) up to 1.0 d (diopters).. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170273779

Power calculator for an ophthalmic apparatus with corrective meridians having extended tolerance or operation band

An iol calculator is disclosed to determine the spherical equivalent (se) and cylinder power for toric lenses and ophthalmic apparatuses having the extended band of operational meridian, such as the rotational extended tolerant toric intraocular lens. The iol calculator may also be used for an extended rotational tolerant toric intraocular lens, an extended depth of field intraocular lens, an extended depth of field toric intraocular lens, an extended range of vision intraocular lens, and an extended range of vision toric intraocular lens.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/28/17 / #20170273778

Ophthalmic apparatus with corrective meridians having extended tolerance band with freeform refractive surfaces

The embodiments disclosed herein include improved toric lenses and other ophthalmic apparatuses (including, for example, contact lens, intraocular lenses (iols), and the like) that includes a freeform-polynomial surface area that establishes a band of operational meridian for the apparatus to an intended correction meridian. The freeform-polynomial surface area is defined by a mathematical expression comprising a combination of one or more polynomial expressions (e.g., chebyshev-based polynomial expression, zernike-based polynomial expression, etc.) each having a distinct complex orders.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/21/17 / #20170266046

System and method for modulated surgical procedure irrigation and aspiration

A method and apparatus for performing modulated fluid delivery and aspiration during a surgical procedure such as phacoemulsification is provided. The method and apparatus include delivering fluid and/or aspirating fluid in a modulated or pulsed manner during a surgical procedure, including applying fluid and/or aspirating fluid in connection with ultrasonic energy at a level and for a time period sufficient to induce transient cavitation. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

09/14/17 / #20170258580

Intraocular lens and methods for providing accommodative vision

An accommodating intraocular lens for providing a range of accommodative vision contains an optic and a haptic. The optic is disposed about an optical axis and includes an anterior surface and a posterior surface defining a clear aperture of the optic. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

08/10/17 / #20170224888

Tip detection apparatus and method for medical device

An apparatus and method of detecting an interchangeable tip of a handpiece of an ocular surgical system is disclosed. The interchangeable tip of the system includes an irrigation port that receives fluid flowing from an irrigation source and an aspiration port that removes or aspirates fluid and/or materials from the surgical field, in particular a patient's eye, through use of an aspiration source or pump. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170216021

Deformable intraocular lenses and lens systems

An intraocular lens includes a deformable optic, a rigid optic, and a support structure. The deformable optic is disposed about an optical axis and comprises a solid material and a deformable surface. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

08/03/17 / #20170216020

Multifocal intraocular lens

An intraocular lens for providing a subject with vision at various distances includes an optic having a first surface with a first shape, an opposing second surface with a second shape, a multifocal refractive profile, and one or more diffractive portions. The optic may include at least one multifocal diffractive profile. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

07/27/17 / #20170209258

Intraocular lens that matches an image surface to a retinal shape, and method of designing same

An intraocular lens (iol), system, and method having a base lens and a complementary lens selected to form a curved image surface matching a retina surface when placed in an eye's line of sight.. . ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

07/20/17 / #20170202663

Apparatus, system, and method for providing an optical filter for an implantable lens

An apparatus, system and method for providing an optical filter for an intraocular lens. The apparatus, system and method may include at least one optical filtering layer applied to at least one surface of the optic, wherein the optical filtering layer may at least partially filter light through the intraocular lens. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

07/06/17 / #20170189168

Intraocular lenses for managing glare, adhesion, and cell migration

An intraocular lens for providing vision to a subject contains an optic, a support structure coupled to the optic. The intraocular lens also includes a textured surface and/or subsurface layer. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/15/17 / #20170165112

Trans-sclera portal for delivery of therapeutic agents

A portal through the sclera for delivery of an effective amount of therapeutic agent to the back of the eye.. . ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/15/17 / #20170165111

Trans-sclera portal for delivery of therapeutic agents

A portal through the sclera for delivery of an effective amount of therapeutic agent to the back of the eye.. . ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156852

Inserter cap and related features

A cap configured and dimensioned to sweep or fold one or more haptics when removed from an insertion device. The cap may further have a pin, one or more snaps and/or one or more locks. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151379

Automatically switching different aspiration levels and/or pumps to an ocular probe

Methods and apparatuses for automatically switching different aspiration levels to an ocular probe are disclosed herein. The probe may be a phacoemulsification probe. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151378

Automatically switching different aspiration levels and/or pumps to an ocular probe

Methods and apparatuses for automatically switching different aspiration levels to an ocular probe are disclosed herein. The probe may be a phacoemulsification probe. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151377

Automatically switching different aspiration levels and/or pumps to an ocular probe

Methods and apparatuses for automatically switching different aspiration levels to an ocular probe are disclosed herein. The probe may be a phacoemulsification probe. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151376

Automatically switching different aspiration levels and/or pumps to an ocular probe

Methods and apparatuses for automatically switching different aspiration levels to an ocular probe are disclosed herein. The probe may be a phacoemulsification probe. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151092

Automatically switching different aspiration levels and/or pumps to an ocular probe

Methods and apparatuses for automatically switching different aspiration levels to an ocular probe are disclosed herein. The probe may be a phacoemulsification probe. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

06/01/17 / #20170151090

Automatically switching different aspiration levels and/or pumps to an ocular probe

Methods and apparatuses for automatically switching different aspiration levels to an ocular probe are disclosed herein. The probe may be a phacoemulsification probe. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/18/17 / #20170136159

Foot pedal occlusion indicator system, apparatus, and method

A system, method and apparatus for notifying a surgeon of an occlusion in an ocular surgical apparatus are disclosed herein. Through operation of a handpiece of the surgical apparatus, the handpiece may become blocked or occluded. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/18/17 / #20170135811

Intraocular lens insertion device

Accordingly, embodiments of the present invention provide an iol insertion device that facilitates the injection of the iol in a controlled manner the insertion device includes a front modular portion and an injector. The modular portion may be preloaded with an iol and coupled with the injector. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/18/17 / #20170135810

Haptic for accommodating intraocular lens

A haptic is provided for use in an accommodating intraocular lens. The haptic has multiple filaments, each connected to the edge of the optic at one end. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/18/17 / #20170135570

System and method for measuring dysphotopsia

Systems and methods for measuring dysphotopsia are provided. These systems and methods can be used to objectively quantify positive and negative dysphotopsia. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132385

Systems and methods for providing virtual access to a surgical console

A computer-based system and method is provided to allow for virtual access and control of a surgical console. The present invention may provide for the replication of the graphical user interface (gui) associated with a piece of operating room equipment and the provisioning of the replicated gui to an internet accessible platform that may act as an access point for a plurality of users.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170128196

Intraocular lens insertion apparatus and lens case

A lens case for storing an intraocular lens contains a housing for storing an intraocular lens and a support member configured to support the intraocular lens. The support member includes a plurality of jaws, the jaws having a closed configuration for holding the intraocular lens and an open configuration for releasing the intraocular lens. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170128195

Detecting coatings on intraocular lens insertion devices and methods of manufacturing the devices

Methods for detecting a coating on a surface of an intraocular lens delivery device and methods of manufacturing the device are provided. A method includes forming the coating on the device, the coating including a lubricious-enhancing component and a fluorescing component, illuminating the fluorescing component to cause the fluorescing component to emit a glow, and determining characteristics of the coating on the device based on the glow of the fluorescing component.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/11/17 / #20170128194

Ophthalmic lenses with enhanced surface and methods of fabrication thereof

An ophthalmic lens for providing enhanced vision includes a finished optic comprising a base optic and a membrane. The base optic has an anterior surface and an opposing posterior surface, at least one of the surfaces having a first value of a surface quality parameter. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

05/04/17 / #20170119578

Systems and methods for enhanced occlusion removal during ophthalmic surgery

A method and apparatus for performing a surgical procedure is provided. The surgical procedure may be a phacoemulsification procedure but other procedures may employ the techniques disclosed. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

04/27/17 / #20170112668

Multiple frequency phacoemulsification needle driver

A system for performing an ocular surgical procedure is provided. The system includes a multiple frequency signal source, a configurable tuned output filter connected to the multiple frequency signal source, and a multiple frequency ultrasonic handpiece. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

03/16/17 / #20170071789

Vitrectomy surgical apparatus

A vitrectomy apparatus is provided, including a pressure source, a cut valve connected to the pressure source, the cut valve configured to be turned on and off to provide pressure to selectively extend and retract a vitrectomy cutting device, a sensor configured to sense pressure provided from the cut valve, and a controller configured to control operation of the cut valve based on pressure sensed by the sensor.. . ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065456

Vitrectomy surgical apparatus with cut timing based on pressures encountered

A vitrectomy apparatus is provided, including a pressure source, a cut valve connected to the pressure source, the cut valve configured to be turned on and off to provide pressure to selectively extend and retract a vitrectomy cutting device, a sensor configured to sense pressure provided from the cut valve, and a controller configured to control operation of the cut valve based on pressure sensed by the sensor. The controller is configured to monitor pressures encountered and alter cut valve timing based on pressure conditions previously encountered.. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065405

Accommodating intraocular lens with outer support structure

An intraocular lens for insertion into the capsular bag of an eye contains an optic, an outer periphery, and an outer support structure. The optic has a periphery and centered about an optical axis. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056245

Systems and methods for enhanced occlusion removal during ophthalmic surgery

A method and apparatus for performing a surgical procedure is provided. The surgical procedure may be a phacoemulsification procedure but other procedures may employ the techniques disclosed. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

02/09/17 / #20170035607

Cassette capture mechanism

The present invention pertains to a cassette capture mechanism for uniting a cassette with a console to prevent jamming or damage to the console and/or cassette. The cassette capture mechanism comprises a cassette receptacle, an axial translation linkage, a first sensor apparatus, and a second sensor apparatus. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

02/09/17 / #20170035560

Microincision lens

A foldable lens comprises an outer refractive surface portion comprising a first plurality of convexly curved refractive profile regions having positive optical power to converge light energy with refraction toward a focus on the retina. The convexly curved refractive profile regions of the outer region may correspond to at least about a quarter of the refractive power of the lens, such that the lens thickness is decreased substantially and the folded lens can fit through a small incision. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

01/26/17 / #20170020731

Glaucoma drainage shunts and methods of use

A method of treating glaucoma in an eye utilizing an implanted shunt having an elastomeric plate and a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube. The plate is positioned over a sclera of the eye with an outflow end of the elastomeric drainage tube open to an outer surface of the plate. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc

01/05/17 / #20170000601

Capsular membrane implants to increase accommodative amplitude

A support is coupled to the lens capsule to increase accommodation. The support may be adjustable, such that patient refraction and accommodation can be adjusted following surgery. ... Abbott Medical Optics Inc








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