Patents Assigned to Designs For Vision, Inc.
  • Patent number: 11359798
    Abstract: A lighting device comprising a plurality of lighting modules arranged concentrically about an optical axis is disclosed wherein the plurality of lighting modules emit light in at least one of a plurality of wavelength ranges (UV, visible (e.g., blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white, etc.), IR) and are arranged at a non-parallel angle to an optical axis of the lighting device, wherein the emitted light is directed towards a lens system that focuses the light onto a viewing point. A second lighting device is disclosed, wherein the lighting device comprises a plurality of lighting modules arranged concentrically about an inner circumference of the lighting device, wherein the plurality of lighting modules emit light in at least one of a plurality of wavelength ranges (UV, visible (e.g., blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white, etc.), IR) onto a lighting director device that redirects the emitted light toward a lens system that focuses the light onto a viewing point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Carl A. Giordano
  • Patent number: 11307402
    Abstract: A user-wearable fluorescence based visualization system comprising a multi-light lamp assembly that provides for the selected output of light using multiple light emitting sources, wherein the outputted light may be tailored to generate response wavelength by the interaction of the emitted light and a tissue illuminated by the emitted light, through the process of fluorescence, and a viewing system that allows a practitioner view the fluorescent light generated by the tissue, and distinguish between healthy and diseased tissues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Liviu Steier, Richard E. Feinbloom
  • Patent number: 11231165
    Abstract: A lighting device comprising a plurality of lighting modules arranged concentrically about an optical axis is disclosed wherein the plurality of lighting modules emit light in at least one of a plurality of wavelength ranges (UV, visible (e.g., blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white, etc.), IR) and are arranged at a non-parallel angle to an optical axis of the lighting device, wherein the emitted light is directed towards a lens system that focuses the light onto a viewing point. A second lighting device is disclosed, wherein the lighting device comprises a plurality of lighting modules arranged concentrically about an inner circumference of the lighting device, wherein the plurality of lighting modules emit light in at least one of a plurality of wavelength ranges (UV, visible (e.g., blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white, etc.), IR) onto a lighting director device that redirects the emitted light toward a lens system that focuses the light onto a viewing point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Carl A. Giordano
  • Patent number: 11193662
    Abstract: A wireless headlight assembly for attachment to an eyewear frame is disclosed. The wireless headlight assembly comprises a battery pod containing a battery connected to a lower housing element, which controls the application of power from the battery to an attached headlight assembly containing a headlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca, Kenneth Koscheka, Bo Zhou
  • Patent number: 11119309
    Abstract: A method for determining filtering capabilities of a magnification device suitable for providing protection from light when viewed through the magnification device is disclosed. The filtering capability of the magnification device is determined based at least one of an input power of the inputted light signal, a magnification level of the magnification device and an orientation of the filtering within the magnification device. Further disclosed is an lighting system that generates a light, which when reflected into the magnification device is prevent from causing damage to a user's eyes based on the selection of the filtering system disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Liviu Steier, Kenneth N. Braganca
  • Patent number: 11109762
    Abstract: A user-wearable fluorescence based visualization system comprising a multi-light lamp assembly that provides for the selected output of light using multiple light emitting sources, wherein the outputted light may be tailored to generate response wavelength by the interaction of the emitted light and a tissue illuminated by the emitted light, through the process of fluorescence, and a viewing system that allows a practitioner view the fluorescent light generated by the tissue, and distinguish between healthy and diseased tissues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Liviu Steier, Richard E. Feinbloom
  • Patent number: 11105490
    Abstract: A light management device comprising a protective light cap or cover is disclosed that provides for the blockage or allowance of designated wavelengths from being inadvertently being viewed by persons or being projected onto an external surface. The protective light cap or cover is pivotable connected to a lighting source to allow the cap to be positioned over the light source and moved away from the light source. The protective light cap is retained in an open position that allows the light source to be viewed, by one of a magnetic catch or a physical catch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Samantha A. Silver, Matthew A. Kenyon, Matthew D. Siedman, Kenneth N. Braganca
  • Patent number: 11099376
    Abstract: A user-wearable fluorescence based visualization system comprising a multi-light lamp assembly that provides for the selected output of light using multiple light emitting sources, wherein the outputted light may be tailored to generate response wavelength by the interaction of the emitted light and a tissue illuminated by the emitted light, through the process of fluorescence, and a viewing system that allows a practitioner view the fluorescent light generated by the tissue, and distinguish between healthy and diseased tissues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Liviu Steier, Richard E. Feinbloom
  • Patent number: 11060695
    Abstract: A lighting element is disclosed that provides a projection of light forming a substantially uniform bright light on a surface a known distance from the lighting element. The lighting elements includes a dome lens that is removably positioned on a light source, such that the light source is retained at a location within a focal length of a projection lens and at or within a focal length of the dome lens. The dome lens magnifies the light outputted by the light source, such that the projected light is brighter than the light generated by the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca, Matthew Kenyon
  • Patent number: 11058888
    Abstract: A mouth guard comprising a plurality of light sources is presented that provide for the emission of light in wavelength ranges that provide antiseptic benefits to a user, wherein the light outputted by the plurality of light sources are activated by a sensor configured to determine a proximity of the mouth guard to an object and generate a signal that is used to control the application of a voltage to the plurality of light sources, for a predetermined time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Liviu Steier, Richard E. Feinbloom
  • Patent number: 11006491
    Abstract: A light control device providing handsfree control of a lighting source using measures of the orientation of the lighting source is presented. The measurement of the orientation of the lighting source is monitored and while the orientation retains the light outputted by the lighting source within a designated area, the light output remains in an ON state. However, with the orientation of the lighting source indicates the light output may be outside the designated area, the light output is turned OFF. In addition, a method for calibrating the system to define the designated area is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Michael D. Ross, Kenneth Koscheka, Bo Zhou, Kenneth N. Braganca
  • Patent number: 10914463
    Abstract: A wireless headlight assembly for attachment to an eyewear frame is disclosed. The wireless headlight assembly comprises a battery pod containing a battery connected to a lower housing element, which controls the application of power from the battery to an attached headlight assembly containing a headlight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca, Kenneth Koscheka, Bo Zhou
  • Patent number: 10915011
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lighting assembly including a plurality of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) for providing a projection of a substantially uniform light at a working distance from the lighting assembly by oscillating the included plurality of LEDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca, Kenneth Koscheka, Saida Mohbi
  • Patent number: 10895735
    Abstract: A method for determining filtering capabilities of a magnification device suitable for providing protection from light when viewed through the magnification device is disclosed. The filtering capability of the magnification device is determined based at least one of an input power of the inputted light signal, a magnification level of the magnification device and an orientation of the filtering within the magnification device. Further disclosed is an lighting system that generates a light, which when reflected into the magnification device is prevent from causing damage to a user's eyes based on the selection of the filtering system disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Liviu Steier, Kenneth N. Braganca
  • Patent number: 10852566
    Abstract: A vision enhancing assembly including a carrier device and one or more magnification devices coupled to the carrier device is disclosed. The magnification device including a housing having an objective lens at a distal end and an eye lens at a proximal open end is disclosed. The housing includes an optical system including one or more objective lenses adjacent the distal end, and one or more eye lenses adjacent the proximal end, the optical system producing a desired level of magnification and a filtering system having at least one of at least one first lens or at least one second lens, wherein an optical density of the at least one first lens and the optical density of the at least one second lens is determined based on a magnification level of the optical system and a position of the at least one of the at least one first lens and the at least one second lens with respect to at least one of: the objective lens and the eye lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth Braganca
  • Patent number: 10851981
    Abstract: A wireless headlight assembly for attachment to an eyewear frame is disclosed. The wireless headlight assembly comprises a battery pod containing a battery connected to an electronic circuit element, which controls the application of power from the battery to an attached headlight assembly containing a headlight, wherein control of the application of power to the headlight assembly is determined, in part, based on the stability of the headlight assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca, Michael D. Ross
  • Patent number: 10801693
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are presented for retaining a dome lens in a lighting element that provides a projection of light forming a substantially uniform bright light on a surface a known distance from the lighting element. The lighting element includes a dome lens that is removably positioned proximal to a light source, such that the light source is retained at a location within a focal length of a projection lens and at or within a focal length of the dome lens. The dome lens magnifies the light outputted by the light source, such that the projected light is brighter than the light generated by the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca
  • Patent number: 10782599
    Abstract: Disclosed is a lighting assembly including a plurality of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) for providing a projection of a substantially uniform light at a working distance from the lighting assembly by oscillating the included plurality of LEDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: DESIGNS FOR VISION, INC.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Ken Braganca, Kenneth Koscheka
  • Patent number: 10725284
    Abstract: A magnification device including a housing having a distal open end and a proximal open end is disclosed. The housing includes an optical system including one or more objective lenses adjacent the distal open end, and one or more eye lenses adjacent the proximal open end, the optical system produced a desired level of magnification; and a filtering system having first filter selectively filtering a first group of wavelengths and a second filter selective filtering a second group of wavelengths. The first and second filters having an optical density selected based on a magnification level of the optical system. A vision enhancing assembly including a carrier device and one or more magnification devices coupled to the carrier device is also disclosed, wherein the magnification devices include filters that have optical densities based on a magnification level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Liviu Steier
  • Patent number: 10690316
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are presented for retaining a dome lens in a lighting element that provides a projection of light forming a substantially uniform bright light on a surface a known distance from the lighting element. The lighting elements includes a dome lens that is removably positioned proximal to a light source, such that the light source is retained at a location within a focal length of a projection lens and at or within a focal length of the dome lens. The dome lens magnifies the light outputted by the light source, such that the projected light is brighter than the light generated by the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Designs for Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard E. Feinbloom, Kenneth N. Braganca, Matthew Kenyon, David T. Wicks