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US20130304156 Automatic Fitting for a Visual Prosthesis  
The invention is a method of automatically adjusting an electrode array to the neural characteristics of an individual patient. By recording neural response to a predetermined input stimulus, one...
US20110166623 Implantable Retinal Electrode Array Configuration for Minimal Retinal Damage and Method of Reducing Retinal Stress  
This invention is a retinal electrode array assembly and methods of using the same that facilitate surgical implant procedures by providing the operating surgeon with visual references and...
US20100249878 Visual Prosthesis Fitting Training and Assessment System and Method  
The present invention is an improved fitting and training system for a visual prosthesis. A patient, using the visual prosthesis observes a display and indicates location, movement, shape or other...
US20140046401 RETINAL PROSTHESIS  
A retinal prosthesis including a microelectrode array, a polymer layer and a layer of bioactive molecule is provided. The microelectrode includes a plurality of microelectrodes. The polymer layer...
US20140194950 Visual Prosthesis with User Interface  
The present invention is a visual prosthesis for the restoration of sight in patients with lost or degraded visual function. The visual prosthesis includes a user interface which controls function...
US20120143080 Method and Apparatus for Fitting a Visual Prosthesis Using Electrically Evoked Electroretinograms  
The invention is a method of automatically adjusting a retinal electrode array to the neural characteristics of an individual patient. By recording electrically evoked electroretinograms (eERG) to...
US20140121724 METHOD FOR IDENTIFICATION OF RETINAL CELL TYPES INTRINSIC PROPERTIES  
Retinal prostheses are configured to apply retinal stimulus signals based on retinal cell classification such as cell types or cell clusters identified based on retinal cell signals. Cell types...
US20100305659 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVE RETINAL STIMULATION  
A method for electrically stimulating a retina of an eye to induce visual perception includes placing an electrode adjacent a retinal ganglion cell (RGC) layer and selectively applying a biphasic...
US20140100629 Method and System for Providing Stimulation Inputs to a Visual Prosthesis Implant  
Stimulation inputs are provided to a visual prosthesis implant. The images captured by a video decoder are received and digitized to provide a plurality of video frames; integrity of the video...
US20120277827 Method and System for Providing Stimulation Inputs to a Visual Prosthesis Implant  
Stimulation inputs are provided to a visual prosthesis implant. The images captured by a video decoder are received and digitized to provide a plurality of video frames; integrity of the video...
US20130317563 DEVICES FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF A BIOLOGICAL TISSUE AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING SAME  
An electrical stimulation system including: a mechanism generating at least one electrical signal to be applied to a biological tissue that is to stimulated and measuring a response of the...
US20100331912 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR VISUAL STIMULATION  
A device and method for providing stimulation signals that reset the phase of the neuronal activity of neurons in a patient's brain. The device includes a control unit; and a stimulation unit that...
US20120215282 Wide-Field Retinal Prosthesis  
A wide-filed retinal prosthesis enables an increased field of vision with a relatively small scleral incision. The retinal prosthesis includes a flexible substrate comprising a central member and...
US20140249395 Implantable Electrochemical Biosensors for Retinal Prostheses  
Progress has been made in the development of implantable electrochemical biosensors. However, to date a commercially-available long-term implantable biosensor is still out of reach. The foreign...
US20130282076 Hybrid Fitting For a Visual Prosthesis  
The present invention is an improved fitting and training system for a visual prosthesis. Fitting a visual prosthesis through automated means is challenging and fitting a visual prosthesis...
US20140046400 Visual Prosthesis with Integrated Visor and Video Processing Unit  
The present invention is a new configuration for the external portion of a visual prosthesis in the form of a visor or glasses, including a frame supported by a user's nose and ears. The video...
US20130184783 HYBRID BIOORGANIC INTERFACE FOR NEURONAL PHOTOACTIVATION, AND RETINAL PROSTHETIC DEVICE  
An interface for neuronal photoactivation includes a semiconducting polymer material, the semiconducting polymer material being excitable by luminous radiation for photovoltaically generating an...
US20140350639 Method and Apparatus for Predicting and Controlling the Percepts Induced by a Visual Prosthesis  
Here we present the first model that quantitatively predicts the apparent spatial position and shape of percepts elicited by retinal electrical stimulation in humans based on the known anatomy of...
US20140214122 Method and Apparatus for Predicting and Controlling the Percepts Induced by a Visual Prosthesis  
Here we present the first model that quantitatively predicts the apparent spatial position and shape of percepts elicited by retinal electrical stimulation in humans based on the known anatomy of...
US20120303092 Method and Apparatus for Predicting and Controlling the Percepts Induced by a Visual Prosthesis  
Here we present the first model that quantitatively predicts the apparent spatial position and shape of percepts elicited by retinal electrical stimulation in humans based on the known anatomy of...
US20120330377 Visual Prosthesis Fitting  
The present invention is a fitting system with a graphical interface with specific interface screens for specific functions. Methods and devices for fitting a visual prosthesis are described. In...
US20120277826 Mimicking Neural Coding in Retinal Ganglion Cells with Short Pulse Electrical Stimulation  
A method, device and system for stimulating visual tissue, typically in the retina or visual cortex, to achieve an artificial percept of light or image. The method includes providing stimulating...
US20150246232 STIMULUS GENERATOR, A NEUROPROSTHETIC APPARATUS AND A STIMULATION METHOD  
A stimulus generator arranged to generate an electrical stimulus to be applied by one or more electrodes to stimulate one or more neurons, wherein in order to generate the stimulus, the stimulus...
US20110015699 Fitting of Brightness in a Visual Prosthesis  
The invention is a method of automatically adjusting an electrode array to the neural characteristics of an individual patient. The perceptual response to electrical neural stimulation varies from...
US20130144360 Retinal Prosthesis  
The invention is a retinal prosthesis with an improved configuration mounting necessary components within and surrounding the eye. The present invention better allows for the implantation of...
US20150066106 Flexible Circuit Electrode Array Embedded in a Cured Body  
Polymer materials are useful as electrode array bodies for neural stimulation. They are particularly useful for retinal stimulation to create artificial vision, cochlear stimulation to create...
US20110319964 Retinal Prosthesis with Side Mounted Inductive Coil  
The invention is a retinal prosthesis with an inductive coil mounted to the side of the eye by means of a strap around the eye. This allows for close coupling to an external coil and movement of...
US20140330337 NANOWIRE-BASED DEVICES FOR LIGHT-INDUCED AND ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF BIOLOGICAL CELLS  
A device including at least one photovoltaic cell and at least one nanowire configured to electrically stimulate a biological material in response to radiation.
US20080082139 Inhalation therapy using audiovisual stimuli  
A method of improvement of inhalation therapy including presenting audiovisual stimuli to a patient, where content of the audiovisual stimuli promotes a physiological response, such as an...
US20130035742 Face Detection, Tracking, and Recognition for a Visual Prosthesis  
The present invention is a system for detecting, tracking and recognizing human faces in a visual prosthesis. In a visual prosthesis, the input camera is always higher resolution than the...
US20110238134 ARTIFICIAL RETINA DEVICE WITH STIMULATING AND GROUND RETURN ELECTRODES DISPOSED ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE NEURORETINA AND METHOD OF ATTACHMENT  
An artificial retina device to electrically stimulate a neuroretina of an eye to produce artificial vision, the artificial retina device comprising: an electrical source; at least one stimulating...
US20110270353 Selectable Filters for a Visual Prosthesis  
The present invention is a visual prosthesis including a visor with an embedded camera and changeable optical filters to limit light entering the lens of the camera. This invention will allow use...
US20100222842 SIGHT REGENERATION ASSISTING DEVICE  
A sight regeneration assisting device for regenerating the sight of a patient comprises a plurality of needlelike electrodes each having a pointed distal end and being to be inserted in an optic...
US20070250135 Compound subretinal prostheses with extra-ocular parts and surgical technique therefore  
In a method for introducing a retinal implant to a position within a subretinal region of an eye, the following steps are performed: a) preparing a fornix-based scleral flap at a distance from the...
US20130274825 Filter for a Visual Prosthesis  
The present invention is a visual prosthesis including a visor with an embedded camera and an optical filter to limit light entering the lens of the camera. This invention will allow use of custom...
US20080306572 Apparatus for Experiencing Visual-Tactile Interaction  
A subject is able to experience the sensation of a phantom limb by an effect of interaction generated between visual sensation and tactile sensation. A first chamber 110 for placing therein a...
US20080294224 Visual Color Prosthesis  
The present invention is a visual color prosthesis. The prosthesis creates the perception of a color image by electrically stimulating visual neurons in patterns consistent with the electrically...
US20080058897 Visual Prosthesis Fitting  
Methods and devices for fitting a visual prosthesis are described. In one of the methods, threshold levels and maximum levels for the electrodes of the prosthesis are determined and a map of...
US20090222061 PYRODE NEUROSTIMULATOR  
A pyrode converts near-infrared light to an electric field that wirelessly stimulates nerve tissue at one or more locations in a host body, such as in a retina, a cochlea, a heart axon, or a motor...
US20100094381 APPARATUS FOR DRIVING ARTIFICIAL RETINA USING MEDIUM-RANGE WIRELESS POWER TRANSMISSION TECHNIQUE  
Provided is an apparatus for driving an artificial retina using a medium-range power transmission technique. The apparatus can wirelessly transmit power to an artificial retina circuit within a...
US20120283799 NON-PLANAR CHIP ASSEMBLY  
A non-planner integrated circuit device comprising a flexible structure and at least one fixture structure bonded to the flexible structure is described. The flexible structure may be curved in a...
US20110213443 Biocompatible Bonding Method and Electronics Package Suitable for Implantation  
The invention is directed to a method of bonding a hermetically sealed electronics package to an electrode or a flexible circuit and the resulting electronics package that is suitable for...
US20110202110 Spatial Mapping for a Visual Prosthesis  
A visual prosthesis and a method of operating a visual prosthesis are disclosed. Neural stimulation through electrodes is controlled by spatial maps, where a grouped or random association is...
US20060106432 Artificial vision system  
A miniaturized body electronic implant for providing artificial vision to a blind person or for other uses as neuromuscular sensors and microstimulators. The implant has a high resolution...
US20080294225 VIDEO CONFIGURATION FILE EDITOR FOR VISUAL PROSTHESIS FITTING AND RELATED METHOD  
A method of editing a video configuration file downloadable to or from a video processing unit of a fitting system for a visual prosthesis is shown. The visual prosthesis has a plurality of...
US20080281377 Spatial Mapping for a Visual Prosthesis  
A visual prosthesis and a method of operating a visual prosthesis are disclosed. Neural stimulation through electrodes is controlled by spatial maps, where a grouped or random association is...
US20100185260 METHOD FOR STIMULATING RETINAL RESPONSE USING PHOTOACTIVE DEVICES  
An improved method for stimulating electrical activity in an eye is provided. The invention provides a technique for implanting small, nanometer-sized photoactive devices into an eye to improve...
US20090270946 Therapeutic Light System  
A non-thermal low dose light emitting diode (LED) array provides for the application of therapeutically specific radiation is provided. The array delivers radiation to the intended target surface...
US20080154337 Visual Prosthetic Apparatus for Retinal Stimulation  
A visor for retinal stimulation of visually impaired subjects is shown. The visor comprises a frame, an external coil, a camera and a mounting system. A connector allows the external coil to be...
US20140309710 Visual Prosthesis with an Improved Electrode Array Adapted for Foveal Stimulation  
The present invention is an improved method of electrically stimulating percepts in a patient with a visual prosthesis, to induce a more controlled perception of light. In particular, the present...

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