Global Patent Index - EP 0994683 A1

EP 0994683 A1 2000-04-26 - FLEXIBLE SINGLE-PIECE INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT

Title (en)

FLEXIBLE SINGLE-PIECE INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT

Title (de)

FLEXIBLE EINSTÜCKIGE INTRAOKULARLINSE

Title (fr)

IMPLANT INTRAOCULAIRE MONOBLOC SOUPLE

Publication

EP 0994683 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 98933747 A

Priority

  • FR 9801380 W
  • FR 9708650 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2765797A1] The invention concerns a flexible single-piece intraocular implant made from a supple material comprising a substantially circular optical part (10) and a haptic part, characterised in that said haptic part consists of two haptic assemblies (12, 14) arranged substantially symmetrical relative to the optical part diameter, each haptic assembly consisting of: two haptic members (16, 18) capable of elastic deformation each comprising a first end (16a, 18a) integral with the optical part periphery and a second end (16b, 18b) designed to be urged in contact with the eye internal wall, said haptic members forming between them an angle of less than 100 DEG at the centre; and a linking element (20) with two ends, each end being connected to one of the haptic members, said linking element having no link with the optical part and no contact with the eye internal wall when said implant is set in the eye.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 2/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 2/1613 (2013.01); A61F 2002/1681 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9902106A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

FR 2765797 A1 19990115; FR 2765797 B1 19991126; EP 0994683 A1 20000426; WO 9902106 A1 19990121

INPADOC legal status


2003-10-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030329

2002-11-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20020918

2000-04-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991222

2000-04-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE ES FR GB IT