|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||606/010; 606/005; 606/012; 351/208; 351/209|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 48 인용 특허 : 27|
A system for positioning the eye of a patient, relative to a stationary surgical laser unit, includes a chair for moving the patient. An eye stabilizing element is held against the eye, with a tapered receptacle extending outwardly therefrom. Also, an alignment device with a tapered tip is mounted on the surgical laser unit. In operation, the patient is moved to engage the receptacle of the eye stabilizing element with the tip of the alignment device, to thereby align the patient's eye with the surgical laser unit for laser surgery.
What is claimed is: 1. A system for positioning an eye of a patient for laser surgery which comprises: a surgical laser unit for generating a laser beam; an eye stabilizing element formed with a receptacle; a means for holding said eye stabilizing element in contact with the anterior surface of the cornea of the eye to project said receptacle outwardly therefrom; an alignment device, mounted on said surgical laser unit, wherein said alignment device is formed with a tip, and further wherein said tip is dimensioned for mating engagement with said recepta...