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1. (WO2018057234) CONTACT LENS COMPRISING A LENTICULAR IN A SUPERIOR PORTION OF THE CONTACT LENS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/057234    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048617
Publication Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G02C 7/04
Applicants: OHIO STATE INNOVATION FOUNDATION
Inventors: BAILEY, Melissa D.
BARR, Joseph T.
Title: CONTACT LENS COMPRISING A LENTICULAR IN A SUPERIOR PORTION OF THE CONTACT LENS
Abstract:
Disclosed herein is a contact lens comprising a lenticular in a superior portion of the contact lens wherein the contact lens attaches to an upper eyelid of a wearer by the lenticular interacting with an upper tarsal plate of the upper eyelid of a wearer, said interaction allows the contact lens to translate upwards in downgaze and maintain rotational stability. In one aspect, the lenticular has a top surface, said top surface having a shape selected from the group consisting of flat, flat with rounded corners, concave, convex or tapered having a thicker portion closer to an edge of the contact lens, or combinations thereof. In another aspect, the lenticular is comprised of a plurality of lenticular sections. In yet another aspect, the lenticular is anatomically-shaped.