OptiMedica gains patent for laser cataract surgery technology

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will issue a fundamental patent to OptiMedica related to laser cataract surgery technology, according to a company news release.Patent No. 8394084, to be issued March 12, will cover a three-dimensional femtosecond laser system that can be used during cataract surgery to perform anterior capsulotomy and laser fragmentation, the release said.

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