Capsulorhexis forceps with bellows

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Description

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a capsulorhexis forceps, showing our design;

FIG. 2 is a top view of the subject design in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a left-side view of the subject design in FIG. 1, the right-side view being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 4 is a bottom view of the subject design in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a rear view of the subject design in FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 6 is a front view of the subject design in FIG. 1.

Claims

The ornamental design for a capsulorhexis forceps with bellows, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

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D274465 June 26, 1984 Davison
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5766181 June 16, 1998 Chambers et al.

Other references

  • “Closed-chamber capsulohrexis for cataract extraction combined with penetrating keratoplasty”, Lee SaBaca, M.D.; Randy J. Epstein, M.D., J Cataract Retract Surg—vol. 24, May 1998, pp. 581-584.
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Patent History

Patent number: D437413
Type: Grant
Filed: Oct 21, 1999
Date of Patent: Feb 6, 2001
Assignee: Becton,Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)
Inventors: Lamar Chandler (St. Petersburg, FL), Edwin G. Lee (Burlington, MA), Thomas McLinden (Woodbury, CT), Aaron Szymanski (Bristol, CT)
Primary Examiner: Stella Reid
Assistant Examiner: I Simmons
Attorney, Agent or Law Firms: John L. Voellmicke, Keith J. McWha
Application Number: 29/112,643

Classifications

Current U.S. Class: Clamp Or Forceps (28) (D24/143)
International Classification: 2402;