US 11,051,979 B2
Surgical tool for separating capsular bag from lens in eye
Kevin J. Cady, Saint Charles, IL (US); and Jonathan R. Soiseth, Pomona, CA (US)
Assigned to OnPoint Vision, Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA (US)
Filed by Kevin J. Cady, Saint Charles, IL (US); and Jonathan R. Soiseth, Pomona, CA (US)
Filed on Feb. 20, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/280,235.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/637,966, filed on Mar. 2, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0269555 A1, Sep. 5, 2019
Int. Cl. A61F 9/007 (2006.01); A61F 2/16 (2006.01); A61B 90/00 (2016.01)
CPC A61F 9/00736 (2013.01) [A61F 2/1662 (2013.01); A61B 2090/0817 (2016.02)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus comprising:
a handle; and
a spatula-shaped end coupled to the handle and configured to be inserted into an eye, the spatula-shaped end comprising:
top and bottom surfaces;
first and second side surfaces extending between the top and bottom surfaces;
a first facet positioned at a tip of the spatula-shaped end;
a second facet positioned at a location where the first side surface meets a front of the spatula-shaped end;
a third facet positioned at a location where the second side surface meets the front of the spatula-shaped end;
a fourth facet positioned between the first and second facets;
a fifth facet positioned between the first and third facets;
a sixth facet positioned and extending along the first side surface; and
a seventh facet positioned and extending along the second side surface;
wherein the first, second, third, fourth, and fifth facets are configured to facilitate insertion of the tip of the spatula-shaped end between an anterior leaflet and a lens in the eye.