Patents by Inventor Robert N. Fabricant

Robert N. Fabricant 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: 4585454
    Abstract: An intraocular lens device having a generally planoconvex optic with first and second haptics secured at generally diametrically opposed positions, the haptics being resilient. The posterior surface of the optic is provided with means for selectively releasably retaining the haptics in an inwardly flexed condition just prior to insertion in the patient's eye, the means taking the form of shoulders or slots. After insertion the haptics may be released by a spatula, or alternatively, the optic may be provided with through holes in proximity to the shoulders or slots for enabling insertion of a tool therethrough from the anterior of the device for disengagement of the haptics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1984
    Date of Patent: April 29, 1986
    Inventor: Robert N. Fabricant
  • Patent number: 4578059
    Abstract: An extra-capsular cataract surgery system including a handpiece having first and second passageways for irrigation and aspiration purposes, respectively, the system including an attachment for quick connection to the handpiece, the attachment having first and second passages for communication with the passageways of the handpiece, the attachment having a main body portion with a first cannula fixedly attached thereto in an axial position with a piston-like member having a second cannula configured for being received on the first cannula in coaxial sealing relation. Each cannula has a port adjacent the end thereof. The piston-like member is received within a bore in the main body portion and is rotatable and axially displaceable therein. A luer attachment is provided for connection to the handpiece for infusion only.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 1984
    Date of Patent: March 25, 1986
    Inventors: Robert N. Fabricant, Ronald J. Gangemi