USD295445S - Combined punctum plug dilator and inserter for treating dry eye or other ophthalmic ailments - Google Patents

Combined punctum plug dilator and inserter for treating dry eye or other ophthalmic ailments Download PDF

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USD295445S
USD295445S US06/777,751 US77775185F USD295445S US D295445 S USD295445 S US D295445S US 77775185 F US77775185 F US 77775185F US D295445 S USD295445 S US D295445S
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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.

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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.
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