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Details for Patent: 6,899,717

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Summary for Patent: 6,899,717
Title: Methods and apparatus for delivery of ocular implants
Abstract:An apparatus and methods for delivering ocular implants or microimplants. The apparatus is ergonomically designed for ease of use, and a simple manual depression of an actuator produces proportional movement of a linkage causing the implant or microimplant to be ejected through a cannula disposed at the desired location in the eye. Small gauge cannulas are provided for self-sealing methods of delivery.
Inventor(s): Weber; David (Danville, CA), Kane; Ingrid (Los Altos, CA), Rehal; Mike (Boulder Creek, CA), Lathrop, III; Robert L. (Santa Clara, CA), Aptekarev; Kenny (Santa Cruz, CA)
Assignee: Allergan, Inc. (Irvine, CA)
Application Number:10/246,884
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Delivery; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,899,717

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
Allergan OZURDEX dexamethasone IMPLANT;INTRAVITREAL 022315-001 Jun 17, 2009 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up DELIVERING AN OCULAR IMPLANT AS DESCRIBED IN THE DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION SECTION OF THE APPROVED LABELING OF OZURDEX ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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7,090,681 Methods and apparatus for delivery of ocular implants ➤ Sign Up
7,147,644 Apparatus for delivery of ocular implants ➤ Sign Up
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