Patents by Inventor Cheryl Cullen

Cheryl Cullen has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6966888
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device and method for treating animals, such as humans and dogs, with primary glaucoma by draining or diverting aqueous humor extraocularly comprising a shunt implant wherein the length and tubing of the shunt ensure fluid flow from the eye directly into the frontal sinus cavity via tubing. The device has crossbeam aids in anchoring the device; four slit valves to control fluid flow at required volume; and bulb that anchors in the frontal sinus cavity. The device is preferably made of medical grade radiopaque silicone rubber, and is flexible. Other improvements and a method for implanting the device are disclosed as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2005
    Assignee: Eagle Vision, Inc.
    Inventors: Cheryl Cullen, Lewis H. Marten
  • Publication number: 20030135149
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device and method for treating animals, such as humans and dogs, with primary glaucoma by draining or diverting aqueous humor extraocularly comprising a shunt implant wherein the length and tubing of the shunt ensure fluid flow from the eye directly into the frontal sinus cavity via tubing. The device has crossbeam aids in anchoring the device; four slit valves to control fluid flow at required volume; and bulb that anchors in the frontal sinus cavity. The device is preferably made of medical grade radiopaque silicone rubber, and is flexible. Other improvements and a method for implanting the device are disclosed as well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2002
    Publication date: July 17, 2003
    Inventors: Cheryl Cullen, Lewis H. Marten