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Non-Invasive Biomedical Pressure Measurement Using Ultrasound-Induced Acousto-Optic Modulation
This invention is a novel method for measuring pressure inside the body without invasive procedures that combines ultrasound and laser technologies through the acousto-optic effect. By combining ultrasound and laser technologies, it offers a safe and accurate way to assess pressure levels in biological environments. An ultrasound wave is directed at...
Published: 7/1/2024   |   Inventor(s): Mohamed ElKabbash, Michael Henry
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Ophthalmology
Methods and Apparatus for Microscope for Imaging Eyes
The Portable In-Vivo Confocal Ophthalmoscope (PICO) addresses the need for a cost-effective and portable ophthalmic imaging solution for obtaining microscopic images of the anterior segment of the eye and external eye structures. The unique combination of optics and confocal microscopy enhances the imaging quality during a non-invasive and comfortable...
Published: 5/7/2024   |   Inventor(s): Dongkyun Kang, Kenneth Marcelino, Momoka Sugimura, Jaya Chidambaram
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Ophthalmology
Methods and Apparatus for Microscopic Imaging of Eye
This technology is a low-cost microscopic imaging device that captures cellular level images for diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. Background: The National Eye Institute estimates that over 4 million people in the US had some type of vision impairment in 2010, and this number will rise to 7 million by 2030. The most severe eye conditions require...
Published: 7/5/2023   |   Inventor(s): Dongkyun Kang, Jaya Chidambaram
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Category(s): Technology Classifications, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology
Buttressed Haptic Design for Accommodating Intraocular Lens
This invention is a buttressed haptic that actuates the mechanically accommodating intraocular lens from the eye’s ciliary muscle. The technology allows the eye to change its focal distance using the eye’s natural mechanism of ciliary body muscle tension. The haptic receives radial tension from relaxation of the ciliary muscle to provide...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Sean Mccafferty
Keywords(s): accommodating intraocular lens, cataract surgery, focal distance, haptic, intraocular lens (IOL)
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics
Inverse Optical Design of the Human Eye
Researchers at The University of Arizona and the National University of Ireland, Galway, are developing an innovative method to estimate the full set of patient-specific ocular parameters using wavefront sensors. This 'inverse optical design' method maps the entire eye and shows potential for very low uncertainties. It promises a complete patient-specific...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Harrison Barrett, Julia Sakamoto, Alexander Goncharov
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics
Identification and Control of Myopic Progression Using Distortion
This invention relates generally to myopia and myopic progression, and more particularly to imaging systems and non-invasive methods for identification and characterization (quantifiable measurement of the amount, type and orientation) of ocular distortion in the human eye, in order to detect the onset or progression of myopia and facilitate control...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): James Schwiegerling, Edward Lavilla
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Medical Devices > Diagnostic
Consumer Optics with Low Cost Polymers
This invention describes a range of low-cost polymer compositions and method of making for high index, high Abbie number consumer optics. Background: The consumer eyewear global market estimated at greater than $100 billion. Current optical polymer technology revolves around well-established thermoplastic or thermoset polymers, including polycarbonates...
Published: 3/12/2024   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Jon Njardarson, Richard Glass, Taeheon Lee, Chisom Olikagu, Kyung-Seok Kang
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Optical Fab / Metrology
Novel High Refractive Index and Abbie Value Polymers for Advanced Lower Cost Optical Eyewear
Copolymerization of chalcogenide halides with widely available unsaturated monomers is used to create advanced polymer materials for consumer plastic optics, consumer eye wear, and smart phone plastic optics. Background: Sulfenyl chlorides are a widely known but largely ignored class of sulfur compounds that are highly reactive toward nucleophiles...
Published: 3/12/2024   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Jon Njardarson, Richard Glass, Taeheon Lee, Chisom Olikagu, Kyle Carothers
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lens & System Design, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication > Optical, EO & MO, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Inverse Optical Design Software
The 'inverse optical design' approach is the opposite of traditional optical design. Data consist of raw detector outputs from a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor, and parameters in the eye model are then determined via maximum-likelihood estimation methods. This invention is related to UA07-055 in that this disclosure reveals the software code...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Julia Sakamoto
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics
3D Printing Contact Lens
This invention utilizes a pulsed laser to locally cure optical materials used in fabricating freeform optics, specifically contact lenses. Background: Producing contact lenses is an expensive and time consuming process. However, the need and popularity for contact lenses is rising every year. This technology seeks to alleviate the costs of manufacturing...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Rongguang Liang, Zhihan Hong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology
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