(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 16 July 2015 (16.07.2015)

Information valid as of: 14 December 2015 (14.12.2015)

Report generated on: 24 April 2019 (24.04.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2016/00438507 January 2016 (07.01.2016) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2015/03910502 July 2015 (02.07.2015) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
62/020,252 (US)02 July 2014 (02.07.2014) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
A61B 3/15 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
IDx, LLC [US/US]; 485 Hwy 1 West Iowa City, Iowa 52244 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
ABRAMOFF, Michael; 507 Mahaska Court University Heights, Iowa 52246 (US)
TALMAGE, Eric; 8027 Crowley Dr. SW Byron Center, Michigan 49315 (US)
CLARK, Ben; 485 Hwy 1 West Iowa City, Iowa 52244 (US)
DEHOOG, Edward; 1030 Lama Ave #102 Long Beach, California 90804 (US)
CHUNG, Timothy; 1524 Dunley Ct. Iowa City, Iowa 52246 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
CORYELL, Matthew; 215 10th st Suite 1300 Des Moines, Iowa 50309 (US)

(54) Title (EN): SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ALIGNMENT OF THE EYE FOR OCULAR IMAGING
(54) Title (FR): SYSTÈMES ET MÉTHODES D'ALIGNEMENT DE L'ŒIL EN IMAGERIE OCULAIRE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): An ocular alignment system for aligning a subject's eye with an optical axis of an ocular imaging device comprising one or more guide light and one or more baffle configured to mask the one or more guide light from view of the subject such that the one or more guide light is only visible to the subject when the eye of the subject is aligned with the optical axis of an ocular imaging system.
(FR): L'invention concerne un système d'alignement oculaire permettant d'aligner l'œil d'un sujet avec l'axe optique d'un dispositif d'imagerie oculaire comprenant une ou plusieurs lumières-guides et un ou plusieurs déflecteurs conçus pour masquer ladite ou lesdites lumières-guides de la vue du sujet de manière à ce que celles-ci ne soient vues par le sujet que lorsque son œil est aligné avec l'axe optique du système d'imagerie.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 17 October 2015 (17.10.2015) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

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European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM