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Silicone Contact Lenses

Patent Abstracts

from 8/6/2012

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Contact Lenses



Patent Abstracts

2. 8,242,187 
Silicone polymer, ocular lenses, and contact lens
Fujisawa, Goshima and Nakamura of Toray Industries, Inc., Japan, developed a silicone polymer having sufficient antibacterial properties and high transparency for contact lenses and artificial corneas. The silicone polymer containsan ammonium salt in the chain. (RDC 8/29/2012)

1. 8,231,218 
Wettable silicone hydrogel contact lenses and related compositions and methods
Hong, Chen and Manesis of Coopervision, Barbados, developed silicone hydrogel contact lenses having ophthalmically acceptable surface wettabilities from pre-extracted polymerized silicone hydrogel contact lens products having relatively large amounts of removable or extractable materials.  The silicone hydrogel contact lenses can be obtained from non-polar resin based contact lens molds and without surface treatments or an interpenetrating polymeric network of a polymeric wetting agent. (RDC 8/6/2012)


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(RDC 6/5/2012)


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** Date of latest addition; date of first entry is 8/6/2012.