Global Patent Index - EP 1096908 A1

EP 1096908 A1 2001-05-09 - AN EYE SHIELD

Title (en)

AN EYE SHIELD

Title (de)

AUGENSCHUTZ

Title (fr)

COUVRE-OEIL

Publication

EP 1096908 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99929655 A

Priority

  • IE 9900063 W
  • IE 980556 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0002507A1] An eye shield (1) for retaining an eye (2) of an anaesthetised subject closed during a surgical procedure for protecting the eye from injury comprises a patch (3) of substantially oval shape having a rear major surface (7). An upper adhesive portion (14) and a lower adhesive portion (15) of the rear major surface (7) are coated with a self-adhesive coatings (11, 12) for securing the patch (3) to an upper eyelid (9) and a lower eyelid (10), respectively. An adhesive tab (16) extends downwardly from the lower adhesive portion (15) for securing the patch (3) to a portion (17) of the face of the subject below the eye (2). A non-adhesive portion (18) extends along a major axis (5) between borders (37, 38) of the upper and lower adhesive portions (14, 15), respectively, for preventing adhesion of the patch (3) to eyelashes of the upper and lower eyelids (9, 10). A substantially transparent window (24) is provided in the patch (3) for facilitating viewing of the open/closed status of the eye (2) during the surgical procedure.

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

A61F 9/04; A61F 13/12

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 19/00 (2006.01); A61F 9/007 (2006.01); A61F 9/04 (2006.01); A61F 13/12 (2006.01); A61F 13/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/124 (2013.01); A61F 9/04 (2013.01); A61F 2013/00846 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0002507 A1 20000120; AU 4643199 A 20000201; EP 1096908 A1 20010509; IE S81186 B2 20000614; IE S990582 A2 20000322

INPADOC legal status


2005-04-27 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041019

2003-07-09 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030526

2001-05-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010110

2001-05-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE