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8585204 Tear film measurement  
A method for measuring the relative thickness of the lipid layer component of the precorneal tear film on the surface of an eye. Light is directed to the lipid layer of a patient's eye with an...
8587735 Stereoscopic glasses  
A pair of stereoscopic glasses includes a pair of left and right stereoscopic rims connected to each other and respectively holding stereoscopic optical components used when observing a...
8588479 Biometric authentication apparatus, biometric authentication method and recording medium  
A plurality of pieces of information related to the iris pattern of an eye can be checked against each other in a short time. Characteristic curves (S(1)-S(8)), which are in accordance with eight...
8579435 Electro-active opthalmic lens having an optical power blending region  
A spectacle lens is disclosed. The disclosed lens provides a vision correcting area for the correction of a wearer's refractive error. The viewing correction area provides correction for...
8579439 System and method for tracking eyeball motion  
Detecting position information related to a face, and more particularly to an eyeball in a face, using a detection and ranging system, such as a Radio Detection And Ranging (“RADAR”) system, or a L...
8579441 Measurement device and measurement method for flickering perception threshold  
The measurement method involves a step for displaying on a display screen an image in which one corresponding region exclusively that has been selected from regions provided has a contrast...
8579438 Apparatus and method for diagnosing disease involving optic nerve  
An apparatus and a method for diagnosing optic neuropathic diseases including glaucoma, are provided. The apparatus for diagnosing optical neuropathic diseases measures a thickness of a retinal...
8579437 Adaptive sequential wavefront sensor with programmed control  
One embodiment is a machine comprising a sequential wavefront scanner, a variable aperture, a position sensing device and an electronic control and detection system. The electronic control and...
8579433 Low-cost eyeglasses  
Low cost spectacles may include a paper or plastic frame and injection molded plastic lens or lenses, where the lens may be easily removed and changed within the frame. In one example, the lens may...
8579436 Single vision ophthalmic lens  
An ophthalmic lens including: a prescription control point (P); an upper area having, relative to the point (P), and average-power continuous variation ΔPuiSup that is monotonous between the point ...
8579440 Eyesight testing apparatus  
An eyesight testing apparatus includes an imaging device for virtual imaging a test object located within a focal length of the imaging device and imaged at different distances into eyes of a...
8579434 Free-standing two-sided device fabrication  
Solar cells attached to a contact lens are provided, as well as methods for making the solar cells and contact lenses. The solar cells have electrodes on only one side of the device, which...
8573778 Producing a customized spectacle lens in accordance with a blurred perception  
A method for producing an ophthalmic spectacle lens makes it possible to fit out a wearer of lenses in a manner which is customized as a function of a perception of blur by said wearer. The lens is...
8573772 Eyeglasses  
The instant disclosure relates to a pair of eyeglasses, which includes an eyeglass frame and two temple arms pivotally connected thereto. Two shoulder portions are arranged on opposite ends of the...
8573773 Sweatband eyewear holder for a hat  
An embodiment of the invention is an eyewear holding clip having an inner fold, a curved surface extending from the inner fold and arching outwardly and away from the inner fold in a spiral...
8573775 Diffractive lens exhibiting enhanced optical performance  
The present invention provides improved ophthalmic lenses and methods for their design and use. Monofocal and multifocal diffractive ophthalmic lenses having reduced light scatter, improved light...
8573777 Examination stand with improved access for the wheelchair bound patient  
A patient examination assembly comprises a rotatable stand adapted to mount a slit lamp microscope, and a phoropter attached to the stand by a telescoping arm assembly, comprising an arm and a...
8573776 Fundus observation apparatus  
The fundus observation apparatus 1 has a function to form tomographic images and 3-dimensional images of a fundus Ef by scanning signal light LS as well as a function to form a moving image...
8573771 Ear-free eyewear frames  
The inventive concept herein, entitled “Ear Free Eyewear Frames” is designed to allow users of any Over the Ear (OTE) and Behind The Ear (BTE) devices to wear these devices without interference fro...
8573774 Opthalmic lens with regressive and non-regressive rotationally symmetric optical design elements  
Aspects of the present invention provide an ophthalmic lens comprising at least one regressive and at least one non-regressive rotationally symmetric optical design element. The regressive and...
8576081 Physiological condition estimation device and vehicle control device  
Provided are a physiological condition estimation device and a vehicle control device capable of preventing an error in the operation of an apparatus, such as a vehicle, and improving the safety of...
8567945 Illuminated eyewear  
Illuminated eyewear is provided. In one form, the temple arm members have all the lighting components mounted thereto including for each temple arm member a light, power source for the light, and...
8567949 Ophthalmic device and method  
An ophthalmic device and method actively correcting possible movement of the eye of a patient with respect to the correct positioning during the examination are described. An illumination light...
8567951 Characterization of retinal parameters by circular profile analysis  
Certain diseases of the retina are diagnosed by circular profile analysis of retinal parameters, such as thickness. Retinal thickness around a user-defined circle on the retina is measured by...
8567947 Ophthalmic imaging apparatus and control method thereof  
An ophthalmic imaging apparatus divides a frame image obtained by capturing a moving image into a plurality of regions grouping pixels, and acquires photometric values corresponding the plurality...
8567946 Methods of filling a liquid-filled lens mechanism  
Methods for filling an internal volume of a liquid filled lens mechanism with fluid are provided. In some embodiments, the methods include creating a vacuum within the internal volume, de-aerating...
8567948 Device and method for examining the eye fundus, especially the photoreceptors  
A device for examining the eye fundus and photoreceptors includes an illumination beam path having optical beam forming and/or guiding components, at least one illumination unit for providing a...
8570658 Non powered concepts for a wire frame of fluid filled lenses  
Various embodiments of a non-powered actuator arm for controlling liquid flow to a fluid-filled lens are described herein. A vertical tweezer assembly compresses a reservoir of solution in a first...
8567950 Apparatus for treating visual field loss  
A method and apparatus for treating visual field loss by disassociating and differentiating between the ambient and focal visual information of a patient. This is achieved by providing a stationary...
8562540 Method and system for adaptive vision modification  
Methods and systems for modifying or enhancing vision are described. In exemplary embodiments, neural or neuromuscular activity is analyzed to determine a focus or other quality of a visual input,...
8562541 Method and system for quantitative assessment of visual motion discrimination  
A method is presented to address quantitative assessment of visual motion discrimination in a subject, where the method comprises the steps of: (1) presenting a scene, comprising a plurality of...
8562131 Toric intraocular lens with spatially-variant astigmatism  
An intraocular lens for correcting or reducing the astigmatism of a cornea includes a pupil that is spatially divided into discrete zones, with each zone having a particular astigmatism magnitude...
8562132 Photometry device  
In a photometry device, photopic vision luminance Lp is measured by a first luminance measuring unit including a first light filter 4 and a first photoelectric converter 5, and scotopic vision...
8562135 Ophthalmic apparatus  
An ophthalmic apparatus includes: a light projecting optical system for projecting measurement light on a cornea of an examinee's eye; a first imaging optical system for imaging a cornea reflection...
8562133 Simulator for use in ophthalmological measurements  
A simulator to be used in ophthalmological measurements includes a display apparatus and a control device. The control device is adapted to control the display apparatus in such a manner that the...
8562130 Interconnection tab used with optical devices  
An optical device with at least one interconnection tab is provided. The optical device includes a pair of opposed substrates with a gap therebetween filled with an electro-optic material. Each...
8562136 Visual display with illuminators for gaze tracking  
A visual display characterized by hidden reference illuminators is adapted to emit invisible light for generating corneo-scleral reflections on an eye watching a screen surface of the display. The...
8564503 Protective screen  
The present invention generally relates to a screen 1 of the type including a visor 2 whit variable transparency as a function of the extent of the electrical values measurable at its power supply...
8562134 Vision shift amount measuring method and vision shift amount measuring jig  
A vision shift amount measuring method includes: forming a reference mark indicating a distance eye point on a surface of a spectacle lens attached to a spectacle frame practically worn by a...
8556416 Diffractive multifocal lens  
There is provided a diffractive multifocal lens, wherein a diffraction phase structure of a diffraction pattern has a structure expressed by the following formula:...
8556422 Fluorescence image acquisition method, fluorescence image acquisition program, and fluorescence image acquisition apparatus  
A fluorescence image acquisition method including: irradiating an eyeground with a short-pulse beam of light for exciting a fluorescent dye; setting the time point of emission of the light as a...
8556421 Calculating an intraocular lens (IOL) power according to a directly determined IOL location  
In certain embodiments, calculating intraocular lens (IOL) power includes determining locations of parts of an eye along an axis of the eye. The locations include the location of a cornea, the...
8556427 Operating microscope system  
An operating microscope system (200) for ophthalmology, particularly vitrectomy, is proposed, which comprises an operating microscope (10) with a microscope illumination (15) and a wide-angle...
8556426 Methods of obtaining ophthalmic lenses providing the eye with reduced aberrations  
The present invention discloses methods of obtaining ophthalmic lens capable of reducing the aberrations of the eye comprising the steps of characterizing at least one corneal surface as a...
8556424 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program  
An image processing apparatus has an acquisition unit which acquires a second tomogram related to a first tomogram of an eye to be examined based on position information of an eye fundus of the eye...
8556418 Curved lenses and related methods  
Curved lenses and methods for making curved lenses are described. One embodiment of a method of making a curved lens includes curving a lens blank made of a linear polarizer layer laminated...
8557334 Silicone hydrogel lens with a covalently attached coating  
The invention provides a cost-effective method for making a silicone hydrogel contact lens having a hydrophilic coating thereon that is covalently attached to the lens and has a good...
8556413 Protective eyewear  
An eyewear assembly comprising a hollow squeeze case and eyewear sized and configurable to be stored within the squeeze case. The squeeze case may comprise two opposing ends and may present an...
8556425 Purkinjie image-based alignment of suction ring in ophthalmic applications  
An alignment device including means for releasably attaching a suction ring and means for applying a pattern of light to an eye of a patient. The alignment device further including means for...
8556423 Ophthalmic photographing apparatus  
A method for obtaining a tomographic image of a fundus by optical coherence tomography includes the steps of setting a line, based on which the fundus tomographic image is to be obtained, on a...