Through-the-lens (TTL) loupes with improved declination angle

  • US 9,465,235 B2
  • Filed: 11/26/2014
  • Issued: 10/11/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/27/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. Loupes with an improved declination angle, comprising:

  • eyeglass frames with carrier lenses, each carrier lens having a lower edge;

    a hole formed in each carrier lens, each hole defining an outer edge that intersects with the lower edge of its respective carrier lenses, such that each carrier lens has a gap devoid of lens material between opposing spaced apart points of lens material oriented toward one another;

    a pair of loupes, each having a body cemented in a respective one of the holes, such that a portion of each loupe also extends below the bottom edge of its respective carrier lens; and

    wherein each loupe is cemented in position to achieve a desired declination angle.

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