METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING OCULAR SURGICAL AND RELAXING INCISIONS

  • US 20080281303A1
  • Filed: 03/13/2008
  • Published: 11/13/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/13/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A scanning system for treating target tissue in a patient'"'"'s eye, comprising:

  • a light source for generating a light beam;

    a scanner for deflecting the light beam to form first and second treatment patterns of the light beam under the control of a controller;

    a delivery system for delivering the first treatment pattern to the target tissue to form a cataract incision therein that provides access to an eye chamber of the patient'"'"'s eye;

    the delivery system also for delivering the second treatment pattern to the target tissue to form a relaxation incision along or near limbus tissue or along corneal tissue anterior to the limbus tissue of the patient'"'"'s eye to reduce astigmatism thereof.

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