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AMO Development LLC

U.S. Patent No. 9,101,448

AMO Development LLC

U.S. Patent No. 9,101,448

This prior art search report presents the mappings of the various elements of claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 9,101,448 (’448 Patent), titled “Method and apparatus for patterned plasma-mediated laser trephination of the lens capsule and three dimensional phaco-segmentation”, from assignee AMO Development LLC, published on 11 August 2015.

This patent discloses a laser surgical system for making incisions in ocular tissue at different depths during a cataract surgical procedure using a laser system comprising a scanning assembly, a laser operable to generate a laser beam, and an imaging device and a control system operably coupled to the laser system configured to operate the imaging device to generate image data of the patient’s eye, including lens interior image data, process the image data to determine an anterior capsulotomy scanning pattern for scanning a focal zone of the laser beam, and operate the laser and the scanning assembly to scan the focal zone of the laser beam in the anterior capsulotomy scanning pattern, wherein positioning of the focal zone is guided by the control system based on the image data.

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