US 9,808,374 B2
Ocular drainage device and method of manufacturing thereof
Tec Kuan Paul Chew, Singapore (SG); Keith Barton, Singapore (SG); Eugene Khor, Singapore (SG); and Chelvin Cheryl Agnes Sng, Singapore (SG)
Assigned to NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE, Singapore (SG); and NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD, Singapore (SG)
Appl. No. 15/102,267
Filed by NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE, Singapore (SG); and NATIONAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD, Singapore (SG)
PCT Filed Feb. 24, 2015, PCT No. PCT/SG2015/050026
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 6, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/126332, PCT Pub. Date Aug. 27, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/943,922, filed on Feb. 24, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/943,930, filed on Feb. 24, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2017/0020730 A1, Jan. 26, 2017
Int. Cl. A61M 5/00 (2006.01); A61F 9/007 (2006.01); B29C 45/16 (2006.01); B29K 21/00 (2006.01); B29L 31/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 9/00781 (2013.01) [B29C 45/1671 (2013.01); A61F 2240/001 (2013.01); B29K 2021/00 (2013.01); B29L 2031/753 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An implantable ocular device comprising:
a plate, wherein the plate comprises:
a material; and
a tube retaining structure integrally formed with the plate, wherein the tube retaining structure is configured to hold a tube retained by the tube retaining structure to the plate when the tube is displaced relative to the tube retaining structure;
a first layer comprising collagen adapted to cover at least a portion of the plate; and a second layer comprising a viscoelastic substance adapted to cover at least a portion of the first layer, wherein the first and second layers are adapted to control a fluid flow from a patient's eye.