Publications & Patents

Dr. Michael Reynard’s academic research has been published in peer-reviewed medical publications .  He holds patents for surgical instruments and lens implants for eye surgery.

Patents

Fiber optic sleeve for surgical instrumentsA fiber optic integrated phacoemulsification system is disclosed comprising surgical handpieces for cataract surgery which incorporate fiber optic bundles that transmit visible light to enhance visualization by intraocular illumination. Patient safety is improved by the oblique lighting to the…
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Fiber optic sleeve for surgical instrumentsA disposable fiber optic sleeve for attachment at the forefront of a surgical instrument. The sleeve is an elongated tubular shape and incorporates multiple fiber optic bundles for transmission of visible light to enhance intraocular visualization. Additional bundles of optical fibers may provide…
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Phacophotolysis method and apparatusA process and apparatus for removing cataractous lens tissue (22) in a human or animal eye and substitution of the lens with replacement material (48) utilizing an apparatus in the form of a surgical instrument (42). The process contains the steps of injecting a therapeutic photosensitive agent…
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Multifocal phakic intraocular lensA multifocal phakic intraocular lens (10) designed to be placed in a phakic eye to correct various refractive disorders such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia. The lens (10) which can be positioned within the eye’s anterior chamber (62) or posterior chamber (63), consists of a…
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Publications

Cataract Extraction in the Sympathizing Eye, Archives of Ophthalmology, 101:1701

Cryptococcal Intracerebral Mass Lesions, Annals of Internal Medicine, 94:382

Histocompatibility Antigens in Sympathetic Ophthalmia, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 95:216

Cavernous Sinus Syndrome Caused by Rhabdomyosarcoma, Annals of Ophthalmology, 15:94

Morphological Variation of Dalen-Fuchs Nodules in Sympathetic Ophthalmia, British Journal of Ophthalmology, 69:197

Two Cases of Uveal Metastasis from Breast Carcinoma in Men, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 95:208

Effect of Corticosteroid Treatment and Enucleation on the Visual Prognosis of Sympathetic Ophthalmia, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 96:290

Nd:YAG Laser Arteriotomy and Embolectomy for Central Retinal Artery Occlusion, American Journal of Ophthalmology, 137:196

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