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9032965 Methods and system for image guided cell ablation with microscopic resolution  
The invention provides systems and method for the removal of diseased cells during surgery.
9028470 Image-guided renal nerve ablation  
A method of treating hypertension in a mammal is described, including: by focused sound energy, heating at least one nerve at a surface of a renal artery in a mammal; during the heating and by...
9023019 Steerable laser probe  
A steerable laser probe may include a handle, an actuation structure of the handle, a housing tube, an optic fiber, and an optic fiber sleeve. The housing tube may have a first housing tube...
8974444 Method for picosecond and femtosecond laser tissue welding  
A method for welding tissue wounds in an animal. The method comprises joining edges of a tissue wound and irradiating the tissue wound and tissue surrounding the tissue wound with a pulsed laser....
8971997 Non-contact infrared fiber-optic device for measuring temperature in a vessel  
An infrared fiber-optic device is able to monitor esophageal temperature during an ablation/cryoablation procedure over a volume of interest to sense whether the temperature is too high or too...
8951296 Devices and methods for photodynamically modulating neural function in a human  
Devices and methods for therapeutic photodynamic modulation of neural function in a human. One embodiment of a method in accordance with the technology includes administering a photosensitizer to...
8950406 Method and apparatus for light-based hair removal  
Methods and apparatus for damaging hair follicles using a series of rapidly-delivered low-fluence pulses of coherent or incoherent light are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the pulses of...
8945101 Method and apparatus for treatment of ocular tissue using combine modalities  
An apparatus and a method are provided for treating a targeted area of ocular tissue in a tissue-sparing manner comprising use of two or more therapeutic modalities, including thermal radiation...
8945196 Light therapy treatment  
An exemplary method includes selecting at least one light source configured to generate light at a particular wavelength and applying the light to tissue following an ischemic event. Applying the...
8932338 Noninvasive method for site-specific fat reduction  
A noninvasive method of reducing fat from targeted regions of a patient's body by applying low-level laser energy externally through the skin of the patient to the targeted areas. Sufficient laser...
8900219 System and method for visualizing tissue during ablation procedures  
Systems for visualizing cardiac tissue during an ablation procedure are provided. In general, the systems include an imaging module configured to measure absorbance data at first and second...
8888767 Diode laser induced vapor/plasma mediated medical procedures and device  
An improved method and device for safe and efficient medical applications is provided. In a preferred embodiment, based on using the inherent benefits of laser diodes (such as efficient power...
8881735 Flash vaporization surgical systems and method  
A laser can produce pulses of light energy to eject a volume of the tissue, and the energy can be delivered to a treatment site through a waveguide, such as a fiber optic waveguide. The incident...
8764739 Satellite-platformed electromagnetic energy treatment device  
A satellite platform facilitates the dividing of a laser system into functional modules, and operates to provide one or more of the functional modules directly into (e.g., closer toward) a user's...
8747389 Systems for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat  
Devices, systems and methods useable for dilating the ostia of paranasal sinuses and/or other passageways within the ear, nose or throat. A dilation catheter device and system is constructed in a...
8706200 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer  
The present invention is a Miniature Vein Enhancer that includes a Miniature Projection Head. The Miniature Projection Head may be operated in one of three modes, AFM, DBM, and RTM. The Miniature...
8702769 Safe skin treatment apparatus for personal use and method for its use  
A technique for detecting and providing alerts or indications that can be used for controlling or altering the displacement speed of an applicator coupling skin heating energy across a treated...
8702687 Surgical laser systems for soft and hard tissue and methods of use thereof  
Laser systems operating at two or more wavelengths.
8690933 System and method for treating symptoms of restless legs syndrome  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for reducing effects of restless legs syndrome (RLS) in a subject. The method includes identifying, on the subject, a body region affected by RLS, placing...
8685318 Apparatus for sanitizing oral appliances  
An apparatus for sanitizing oral appliances is provided. The apparatus includes a housing movable between open and closed positions, at least one ultraviolet light source for emitting one or more...
8656931 Aesthetic treatment for wrinkle reduction and rejuvenation  
A dermatological treatment method includes directing laser energy having a wavelength of 2.79 μm onto skin. According to disclosed methods, the energy can function to ablate a first portion of...
8585686 Femtosecond laser system for the exact manipulation of material and tissues  
A a device for the exact manipulation of material, especially of organic material. includes a pulsed laser system with a radiation source, said radiation source being a cavity-dumped fs oscillator.
8579952 Multifunctional laser therapeutic apparatus  
A laser therapeutic apparatus includes a 532 nm wavelength laser or a 2000 nm wavelength thulium laser, a 980 nm wavelength laser or a 1470 nm wavelength laser, and a 2100 nm wavelength laser; an...
8574224 Surgical laser device utilizing a visible laser diode  
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for a compact surgical device include a laser unit and one or more laser outlet assemblies. The laser unit has a power regulator, one or more diode laser...
8562661 High blood pressure symptom relief through a laser based medical instrument  
Disclosed are several methods, apparatus, and a system for providing hypertension/high blood pressure symptom relief through a laser based medical instrument. In one embodiment, a method includes...
8540757 Phototherapy apparatus using excimer radiation  
A phototherapy device using excimer radiation in which, by skillful use of the individual peak wavelength of 308 nm and of the emission range of shorter wavelengths than 308 nm, the therapy effect...
8518027 Phototherapy device thermal control apparatus and method  
A phototherapy device includes a light source; a light emanation block; and a heat exchanger for the dissipation of heat from one or more heat loads associated with the device. Heat may be...
8491469 Biological measurement apparatus, biological observation apparatus and operation method for biological measurement apparatus  
A biological measurement apparatus includes: an endoscope including a treatment instrument insertion channel provided inside an insertion portion; a pump that delivers water into the treatment...
8486056 Treatment of skin disorders with UV light  
Skin disorders such as, for example, atopic dermatitis, dyshidrosis, eczema, lichen planus, psoriasis, and vitiligo, are treated by applying high doses of ultraviolet light to diseased regions of...
8474463 Methods and devices for non-ablative laser treatment of dermatologic conditions  
The invention comprises a system and method for non-ablative laser treatment of dermatologic conditions. A laser energy is transmitted to an underlying target element in the skin. The target...
8448644 Sonic endovenous catheter  
A device and method to improve the ultrasound visibility of a catheter placed inside the body is described. The catheter is sonically vibrated by an external driver device that transmits the...
8409183 Endovenous laser treatment generating reduced blood coagulation  
Inducing thrombolysis of thermally induced thrombus occurring during endovenous ablation of varicose veins by introducing an optical fiber laser deliver device with optical fiber portion and with...
8394083 Integrated surgical microscope and wavefront sensor  
A wavefront sensor is integrated with a surgical microscope for allowing a doctor to make repeated wavefront measurements of a patient's eye while the patient remains on an operating table in the...
8387621 Treatment of vitiligo  
Disclosed herein is a novel method of treating vitiligo by using an excimer laser that emits light in the UVB range. The invention includes a method of incrementally increasing exposure of...
8380291 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer  
The present invention is a Miniature Vein Enhancer that includes a Miniature Projection Head. The Miniature Projection Head may be operated in one of three modes, AFM, DBM, and RTM. The Miniature...
8366705 Coaxial catheter instruments for ablation with radiant energy  
A cardiac ablation instrument capable of removing blood from a treatment area is provided. The instrument includes a catheter configured to deliver a distal end thereof to a patient's heart. The...
8348933 Method and apparatus for processing hard material  
A method and apparatus are provided for processing a hard material, for example a hard biological material such as dental enamel or bone, with optical radiation. A treatment zone of the material...
8343142 Assembly and method for performing surgical laser treatments of the eye  
An arrangement for carrying out surgical laser treatments of the eye is adapted to emit pulsed treatment radiation with a wavelength of between about 190 nm and about 380 nm and a pulse duration...
RE43881 Tissue cooling rod for laser surgery  
A laser treatment device and process with controlled cooling. The device contains a cooling element with high heat conduction properties, which is transparent to the laser beam. A surface of the...
8313481 Apparatus and method for adjustable fractional optical dermatological treatment  
In a fractional treatment system, an adjustable mechanism can be used to adjust the beam shape, beam numerical aperture, beam focus depth, and/or beam size to affect the treatment depth and or the...
8308642 Spectroscopic diagnostic apparatus as an aid for laser tattoo removal  
A spectroscopic diagnostic apparatus is disclosed as an aid for laser tattoo removal. The apparatus performs spectroscopic analysis of the tattooed skin before or during laser treatment, which...
8308701 Methods for deploying intraocular shunts  
The present invention generally relates to methods for deploying intraocular shunts without the use of an optical apparatus that contacts an eye, such as a goniolens. In certain embodiments,...
8286640 Apparatus and method for adjustable fractional optical dermatological treatment  
A fractional treatment system can be configured with a laser wavelength that is selected such that absorption of the laser wavelength within the tissue increases as the tissue is heated by the...
8276592 Aesthetic treatment for wrinkle reduction and rejuvenation  
A dermatological treatment method includes directing laser energy having a wavelength of 2.79 μm onto skin. According to disclosed methods, the energy can function to ablate a first portion of...
8273077 System and method for treating vision refractive errors  
Disclosed is a computer-implemented method for correcting refractive errors in a living eye using a laser vision correction system that involves first calculating an amount of sphere based on...
8257347 Vein treatment device and method  
Device/system and treatment method of varicose veins and other vein abnormalities are presented. Treatment A comprises combining two wavelengths to occlude abnormal veins. Wavelengths are chosen...
8244333 Scanned laser vein contrast enhancer  
The present invention is a Miniature Vein Enhancer that includes a Miniature Projection Head. The Miniature Projection Head may be operated in one of three modes, AFM, DBM, and RTM. The Miniature...
8206379 Techniques for alteration of iris pigment  
Techniques for altering iris pigment in a human or animal, thereby altering iris color of an iris from a first iris color to a second iris color, are provided. An apparatus includes at least one...
8185189 Investigation of body structures  
A pulsed radiation beam is directed toward a body structure having a configuration or physical characteristic that changes over time, the radiation being pulsed at a pulse modulation frequency. A...
8180444 Enhanced PhotoDynamic Therapy with immune system assist  
A photodynamic therapy (PDT) method to treat primary sites of hyperproliferative tissue and induce long term, tumor specific immunity for regression and eradication of distant metastases is...

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