US 10,376,142 B2
Device and method for capturing, analyzing, and sending still and video images of the fundus during examination using an ophthalmoscope
Arjun Dirghangi, Charlottesville, VA (US); Gopal Metro, Charlottesville, VA (US); Dustin Williams, Kirkland, WA (US); Varundev Babu, Charlottesville, VA (US); Daniel Lagalante, Syosset, NY (US); Jeffrey Iris, Sammamish, WA (US); Ayush Sagar, Somerville, MA (US); and Renat Badykov, Samara (RU)
Assigned to Scanoptix, Inc., Charlottesville, VA (US)
Filed by Scanoptix, Inc., Charlottesville, VA (US)
Filed on Feb. 8, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/892,286.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/456,630, filed on Feb. 8, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2018/0220889 A1, Aug. 9, 2018
Int. Cl. A61B 3/18 (2006.01); A61B 3/00 (2006.01); A61B 3/12 (2006.01); A61B 3/14 (2006.01); A61B 3/15 (2006.01); A61B 3/13 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 3/185 (2013.01) [A61B 3/005 (2013.01); A61B 3/0025 (2013.01); A61B 3/0033 (2013.01); A61B 3/12 (2013.01); A61B 3/132 (2013.01); A61B 3/145 (2013.01); A61B 3/15 (2013.01); A61B 3/156 (2013.01); A61B 2560/045 (2013.01); A61B 2560/0475 (2013.01)] 30 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An imaging device for a binocular indirect ophthalmoscope, comprising:
one or more camera, wherein the one or more camera is optionally provided by a cartridge comprising the one or more camera;
a mounting bracket capable of removably attaching the one or more camera or the cartridge to a binocular indirect ophthalmoscope;
wherein the mounting bracket comprises an opening or window configured such that when the mounting bracket is attached to the one or more camera or cartridge and to the binocular indirect ophthalmoscope, the opening or window permits incident light from an eye or portion of an eye being examined to transmit to a patient-facing front viewport of the binocular indirect ophthalmoscope;
one or more computer processing unit, memory unit, and/or communication device for sending one or more electronic still and/or video images from the one or more camera to an electronic device by way of a wired or wireless connection and/or for storing the one or more electronic still and/or video images on the one or more memory unit;
a beamsplitter, wherein the incident light from the eye or portion of the eye being examined is partially transmitted to the patient-facing front viewport or a front viewing window of the binocular indirect ophthalmoscope and partially directed to the one or more camera; and
a power source.