Animal eyewear

  • US 6,863,032 B2
  • Filed: 01/23/2003
  • Issued: 03/08/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/20/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. Animal eyewear, comprising:

  • a frame including a pair of eyepieces having lenses;

    a first retaining means joined to the pair of eyepieces and configured for snugly retaining the eyepieces in position over the eyes of an animal and snugly held against a distal portion of a head of the animal;

    a second retaining means joined to the first retaining means and configured for retaining the eyepieces snugly against an underside of a throat or neck of the animal, wherein each of the eyepieces further comprises a lens, a lens cup that supports and surrounds the lens, and a plurality of vents formed in the lens cup wherein the bridge, and a lens received in each of the eye cups, have dimensions that conform of a flat lens area-to-bridge width ratio of approximately 0.18 to 0.25.

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