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Detect & Diagnose Ocular Fundus Defect    

Using a photograph of the ocular fundus to detect eye diseases, such as glaucoma and retinal detachment

Overview

Using a visible radiation or a near-infrared radiation an image of a portion of the ocular fundus is obtained. A 3D image of the ocular fundus is created using pixel positions and luminance of the pixel data; the 3D image is displayed as a shape of the ocular fundus segment seen from many different directions. The technology then analyzes and diagnoses diseases affecting the ocular fundus.

The shape of an optic disk, retinal and other ocular fundus shape can be accurately and rapidly perceived. The precise and fast detection and diagnoses of ocular fundus defects are obtainable even from a large number of single-shot ocular fundus images.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 351: Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing And Correcting

Optometry - includes eye examining and vision testing instruments. These instruments must include some optical structure or they must operate in conjunction with the optical or vision path of the eye. Included also are these instruments combined with eye exercising and/or training devices; certain accessories such as test charts and/or targets which may involve projection, illuminators and supports which are peculiar to these instruments. Plus methods of operating or using these instruments. Also included are spectacles and eyeglasses, which may include the frames or mountings, with fitted opthalmic lenses, spectacles combined with holders for microphotographs, telescopes or face protecting masks, antiglare or light absorption, rear view reflectors, decorations moisture prevention or absorption, and supports or holders, temples, bridges, connectors, lens linings or rims, and nose pads or cushions, perfecting features in lenses such as with light filtering or with protecting layers. Lastly, methods of making the spectacles and eyeglasses, the opthalmic lenses, and lens repair devices.

Subclass 206: Including eye photography
Subclass 221: Including illuminator