*  ESCRS | European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
This includes the SCHWIND AMARIS® 750S and 500E Excimer lasers (750 Hz/500 Hz), a wide spectrum of treatment planning with ORK- ... full corneal mapping. • corneal densitometry (NEW). • Belin/Ambrosio Enhanced Ectasia Display, for myopic & hyperopic patients ... It covers a broad spectrum of ocular pathogens and penetrates effectively to the anterior chamber. It has been shown to treat ... The good reputation of Tomey ophthalmic diagnostic systems is due to their accuracy and reliability. Last but not least the ...
  http://www.escrs.org/prague2012/exhibition/virtual-listing.asp
*  John Marshall (eye laser scientist) - Wikipedia
Surface shaping using lasers / EU 0261193B1 (1991) Laser corneal surgery (1995) Portable laser scanning ophthalmoscope Method ... He produced and patented the revolutionary Excimer laser, the grandfather patent for corneal laser refractive surgery He also ... He has published extensively in the field of ophthalmology, on a broad range of ocular problems. This has included age-related ... 2000, Optic disc biometric) Co-inventor Retinal rejuvenation -a new Laser treatment for early age related macular degeneration ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Marshall_(eye_laser_scientist)
*  Abbott Receives U.S. FDA Clearance to Use iFS Advanced Femtosecond Laser Technology for Arcuate Incisions in Cataract Surgery
... femtosecond lasers and associated patient interface devices; excimer laser vision correction systems and treatment cards. ... and related products used in ocular surgery. Products in the refractive line include wavefront diagnostic devices, ... The iFS Laser is currently used to create LASIK flaps and other corneal incisions in the eye and is the fifth generation of ... "Abbott has been a pioneer in the ophthalmic use of Femtosecond lasers, and this new use of our technology demonstrates our ...
  https://www.mdtmag.com/print/news/2012/04/abbott-receives-us-fda-clearance-use-ifs-advanced-femtosecond-laser-technology-arcuate-incisions-cataract-surgery
*  Gholam A. Peyman - Wikipedia
... excimer lasers on ocular structures (1985) The Nd:YAG laser 1.3µ wavelength: In vitro effects on ocular structures (1987) ... intra-ocular drug delivery, surgical techniques, as well as new methods of diagnosis and treatment. His most widely known ... Modification of rabbit corneal curvature with use of carbon dioxide laser burns (1980) Errors using lasers Evaluations of laser ... A pneumovitrector for diagnostic biopsy of the vitreous (1996) A new high-speed pneumatic vitrectomy cutter (2002) Small-size ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gholam_A._Peyman
*  EuroTimes Vol. 19 - Issue 5 by EUROTIMES - issuu
New Nanopulse Lasers: From the Treatment of Vitreous Opacities to a Revolution in Dry AMD Management ... Future Built-in - The Next Generation of Excimer Laser and Diagnostic Technologies ... Corneal anatomy To understand this new technique better, let us take a re-look at some previous reports as well as at corneal ... Rates of serious ocular and non-ocular adverse events, arterial thromboembolic adverse events, and deaths were similar ...
  https://issuu.com/eurotimes/docs/et19-5
*  nearsightedness facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about nearsightedness
"Visionquest (Use of Lasers in Treatment of Nearsightedness or Myopia)." Shape 16 (March 1997): 28. ... In many states, optometrists are licensed to use diagnostic and therapeutic drugs to treat certain ocular diseases. ... All of these surgical procedures carry risks, the most serious being corneal scarring, corneal rupture, infection, cataracts, ... Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)- A procedure that uses an excimer laser to make modifications to the cornea and permanently ...
  http://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/diseases-and-conditions/pathology/nearsightedness
*  LASIK - Wikipedia
In 1989, Gholam A. Peyman was granted a US patent for using an excimer laser to modify corneal curvature. It was, "A method and ... Is the future of refractive surgery based on corneal topography or wavefront? "Ocular Surgery News". August 1, 2000, page 26. ... Infection - the incidence of infection responsive to treatment has been estimated at 0.4%. Post-LASIK corneal ectasia - a ... Subsequently, Summit Technology was the first company to receive FDA approval to mass manufacture and distribute excimer lasers ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LASIK
*  Laser surgery facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Laser surgery
Types of lasers The three types of lasers most often used in medical treatment are the:. *Carbon dioxide (CO2) laser. Primarily ... Experiments with excimer lasers on blind eyes were also completed in the United States in the mid-1980s. The term LASIK was ... Corneal rings and implants are another alternative for myopes. These require surgery without lasers and involve a corrective ... This is particularly true of pediatric patients who are experiencing ocular growth. The incidence of PCO is higher in women ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/laser-surgery
*  ESCRS | European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
... coneal wavefront or ocular wavefront-guided technique with different excimer and femtosecond lasers platforms. Corneal collagen ... Course will highlight different diagnostic and treatment modalities for keratoconus (KC). Choosing the right treatment option ... COURSE OBJECTIVES: : To instruct the corneal surgeon about the use of femtosecond lasers in corneal grafting surgery, surgery ... The leading experts will present latest advances in corneal diagnostics including corneal structural and biomechanical analysis ...
  http://www.escrs.org/Copenhagen2016/programme/instructional-courses.asp?day=III
*  Emil Chynn - Wikipedia
"Aberrations After the Treatment of a Corneal Scar" (PDF). Reddy, Shantan; Finger, Paul T.; Chynn, Emil W.; Iacob, Codrin E. ( ... Diagnosis and treatment of ocular trauma. Emergency Eye Care Insight, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 1994. Chynn EW, Vaccination and ... Chynn was Principal Investigator for the FDA trial for the 1st solid state excimer laser in the world, by the company Novatec. ... The diagnostic yield and therapeutic implications of the routine eye exam. Investig. Ophthalmol. Visual Science. (supplement) ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emil_Chynn
*  EURETINA Official | Official EURETINA Website | European Society of Retina Specialists
... femtosecond lasers and associated patient interface devices; excimer laser vision correction systems and treatment cards. ... and related products used in ocular surgery. Products in the refractive line include wavefront diagnostic devices, ... The KAMRA™ small aperture corneal inlay was developed for the treatment of presbyopia utilizing the "depth-of-focus" principle ... photorefractive intrastromal corneal cross-linking) through the application of customizable UV treatment patterns. Avedro ...
  http://www.euretina.org/London2014/virtual-exhibition.asp?l=a
*  Laser pump | definition of Laser pump by Medical dictionary
Lasers are used in the treatment of a variety of ocular conditions, especially of the cornea, the retina (e.g. detached retina ... including argon lasers, various YAG lasers, carbon dioxide lasers, various pumped dye lasers and high-precision excimer lasers ... Lasers are used in microsurgery, for cauterization, excision, and for a variety of diagnostic purposes. The wavelength ... the corneal epithelium), which are then exploded away or ablated without any change to the underlying or adjacent tissue or ...
  http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Laser+pump
*  Irv Arons' Journal: White Paper -- The Evolution and Prospects for Laser Refractive Keratoplasty
Nidek (Japan) is reported to be investigating the use of excimer lasers in the treatment of ocular disease and in correcting ... Excimer Laser Surgery of the Cornea', by S. Trokel et al.; Am. J. Opthal., vol. 96, pp. 710-715, 1983. .. 'Corneal Surgery', by ... Taunton has developed a sophisticated, integrated, diagnostic/therapeutic advanced technology excimer laser system, the LV2000 ... Response of the Corneal Epithelium to KrF Excimer Laser Pulses', J. Taboda et al., Health Physics, vol. 40, pp. 677-683, (1981 ...
  http://irvaronsjournal.blogspot.com/2005/12/white-paper-evolution-and-prospects.html
*  Dan Reinstein - Wikipedia
... the most accurate diagnostic technology for measuring and studying the individual corneal layers as well as ocular dimensions ... Combined corneal topography and corneal wavefront data in the treatment of corneal irregularity and refractive error in LASIK ... Corneal ablation depth readout of the MEL80 excimer laser compared to Artemis Three-dimensional very high-frequency digital ... Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging. 2006 Nov-Dec;37(6):486-488. Andrew A. Moshfeghi, Steven A. Harrison, Dan Z. Reinstein, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Reinstein
*  LASIK Houston | LASIK Eye Surgery Houston TX | Diagnostic Eye Center
At Diagnostic Eye Center in Houston, we provide you with a caring and supportive environment for your LASIK procedure. Schedule ... Next, your surgeon will lift the flap, and the WaveLight® Eye-Q 400 Hz Excimer Laser is used to perform the actual treatment. ... Which lasers does Diagnostic Eye Center use?. Our doctors use the WaveLight® FS200 Femtosecond Laser to make the flap, and then ... The WaveLight® FS200 Femtosecond Laser delivers precise, safe, and fast corneal flap formation. The WaveLight® Eye-Q 400 Hz ...
  https://www.diagnosticeyecenter.com/site/lasik-houston.htm
*  Patent US5484432 - Collagen treatment apparatus - Google Patents
The apparatus is especially useful in ophthalmology for shape modification of a cornea, and is enhanced by using a corneal ... A specific application to ophthalmological corneal reshaping is described. An apparatus for shrinkage of collagen tissue by ... Thompson et al., "Therapeutic and Diagnostic Application of Lasers in Ophthalmology," Proceedings of the IEEE, 80:6 (1992), pp ... ocular iontophoresis, ocular films, ocular inserts and corneal collagen shields), are described in A. K. Mitra, Ophthalmic Drug ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5484432?dq=5,960,411
*  Patent US6342053 - Apparatus for cornea reshaping - Google Patents
The reshaping is enhanced by the coupler as it has a corneal engaging surface with a radius of curvature which approximates the ... is described for use in combination with a noninvasive ophthalmological method for cornea reshaping in order to correct ocular ... Method for collagen treatment. US5007729. 27 Oct 1989. 16 Apr 1991. Ocular Instruments, Inc.. Wide angle ophthalmic lens. ... "An Ophthalmic Excimer Laser For Corneal Surgery," Schroeder et al., Am. J. Ophthal., Mar. 1987, vol. 103, No. 3, Part II, pp. ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US6342053
*  Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis: A Treatment Guideline - 2014 - American Academy of Ophthalmology
A comprehensive HSV keratitis treatment guideline authored by Drs. Michelle Lee White and James Chodosh of the Massachusetts ... Less Useful Diagnostic Tools. Tzanck Smear. Scrapings from the corneal epithelium, or ulcerated eyelid margin or conjunctiva ... 64 Bilateral ocular HSV is more common in primary than recurrent ocular HSV infection. Bilateral ocular disease accounted for ... Excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy has emerged as an alternative therapy to lamellar or full thickness corneal ...
  https://www.aao.org/clinical-statement/herpes-simplex-virus-keratitis-treatment-guideline
*  Methods and Systems for Differentiating Left and Right Eye Images - Patent application
... treatment, infrared lasers and laser treatments, radial keratotomy (RK), scleral bands, follow up diagnostic procedures, and ... tissue surface formed for purposes of treatment (for example, by incising corneal tissues so as to allow a flap of the corneal ... Hence, although an excimer laser is the illustrative source of an ablating beam, other lasers may be used in the present ... As the ocular tissues can vary in shape over a brief period of time, a plurality of temporally separated wavefront sensor ...
  http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/app/20090099558
*  PPT - ADVANCES IN LASER & EYE PowerPoint Presentation - ID:3735857
Re-treatment is often required at 3-month intervals during the first 2 years ... what "laser" stands for acronym definition of laser some uses for lasers medical organizational chart military commercial . ... excimer laser, dye laser, diode ... Laser asepsis for diagnosed infectious corneal ulcers. iv. ... Diagnostic Uses. SURYA. *Laser Fluorescence Spectroscopy. *Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy. *Laser Interferometry. *Fundus ...
  https://www.slideserve.com/myrna/advances-in-laser-eye
*  Patent US5423801 - Laser corneal surgery - Google Patents
Excimer lasers and halogen lasers operating to generate UV radiation are presently preferred for corneal ablation and, in ... Laser system for treatment of the eye. USD695408. 15 Oct 2010. 10 Dec 2013. Lensar, Inc.. Laser system for treatment of the eye ... Use of the laser beam as a surgical tool for cutting non-ocular incisions, a so-called "laser scalpel", has been known for some ... Instrument for performing laser micro-surgery and diagnostic transillumination of living human tissue. ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US5423801
*  Patent US4469098 - Apparatus for and method of utilizing energy to excise pathological tissue - Google Patents
Laser diagnostic and treatment device. US4930504 *. 13 Nov 1987. 5 Jun 1990. Diamantopoulos Costas A. Device for biostimulation ... Excimer laser system for correction of vision with reduced thermal effects. US6126668 *. 24 Apr 1998. 3 Oct 2000. Innovative ... Intelligent Surgical Lasers. 3-Dimensional laser beam guidance system. US4905690 *. 16 Mar 1989. 6 Mar 1990. Medical Laser ... Ocular mask having selective spectral transmission. US9554708. 23 Mar 2015. 31 Jan 2017. Biosense Webster, Inc.. Catheter with ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US4469098
*  Femtosecond Lenticule Extraction (FLEx): Clinical Results, Interface Evaluation, and Intraocular Pressure Variation | IOVS |...
... normal peripheral retina or after prophylactic treatment with photocoagulation; with no previous ocular surgery, corneal ... In its current form, 'bladeless' LASIK requires the use of 2 lasers: the FS laser for flap creation and an excimer laser for ... ZYOPTIX Diagnostic Workstation; Bausch & Lomb). Patients' vision was evaluated by independent examiners at each follow-up. ... Exclusion criteria were keratoconus or forme fruste keratoconus diagnosed on corneal topography; and active ocular or systemic ...
  http://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2188498
*  Patent US5324281 - Laser reprofiling system employing a photodecomposable mask - Google Patents
... such as the corneal surface of an eye, comprising a laser and a photoreactive mask disposed between the laser means and the ... Hydration compositions for corneal pre-surgery treatment. US20040130677 *. Jul 23, 2003. Jul 8, 2004. Alcon, Inc.. Apparatus ... Furthermore, chemical laser halogen and rare gas ion lasers, nitrogen lasers and carbon dioxide lasers can all be utilized. ... Taboada et al., "Reponse of the Corneal Epithelium to KrF Excimer Laser Pulses", vol. 40, Health Physics, pp. 677-683 (May 1981 ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US5324281?dq=U.S.+Patent+%23+5,723,324
*  Patent US6626897 - Method of redirecting an ablating laser beam - Google Patents
... system and an eye tracker responsive to movement of the eye operable with a laser beam delivery system for ablating corneal ... An excimer laser beam is preferred for this procedure. The beam may be variably masked during the ablation to remove corneal ... and further to other wavelength surface treatment or surface eroding lasers. The laser pulses are distributed as shots over the ... Laser shaping of ocular surfaces using ablation mask formed in situ. US5293871. Jul 9, 1993. Mar 15, 1994. Cornell Research ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US6626897?dq=7,172,682