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Publication numberUSD295445 S
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 06/777,751
Publication dateApr 26, 1988
Filing dateSep 19, 1985
Publication number06777751, 777751, US D295445 S, US D295445S, US-S-D295445, USD295445 S, USD295445S
InventorsJerre M. Freeman
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Combined punctum plug dilator and inserter for treating dry eye or other ophthalmic ailments
US D295445 S
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  1. The ornamental design for a combined punctum plug dilator and inserter for treating dry eye or other ophthalmic ailments, as shown and described.
Description

FIG. 1 is a side view of a combined punctum plug dilator and inserter for treating dry eye or other ophthalmic ailments, showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a left end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 3 is a right end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 1.

FIG. 4 is a side view of an alternate embodiment of FIG. 1.

FIG. 5 is a left end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 4.

FIG 6 is a right end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 4.

FIG. 7 is a side view of another alternate embodiment of FIG. 1.

FIG. 8 is a left end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 7.

FIG. 9 is a right end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 7.

FIG. 10 is a side view of another alternate embodiment of FIG. 1.

FIG. 11 is a left end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 10.

FIG. 12 is a right end view of the punctum plug dilator inserter shown in FIG. 10.

Non-Patent Citations
Reference
1Aloe Medical-Instrument-Diagnostic/Surgical, 1965, Trylon Wilder Lacrimal Dilator, item #C2995, p. 75.
2Architectural and Building Trades Dictionary, 1950, Punches, FIG. 283, p. 246.
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Classifications
U.S. ClassificationD24/135, D24/112, D24/147