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Will new skin ulcer patent boost the fortunes of Oculus Innovative Sciences?

December 27, 2012 9:13 am by | 0 Comments

Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCLS) a healthcare company that designs, produces and markets innovative, safe and effective anti-infective products and medical devices while also developing multiple drug candidates, today announced the issuance of new U.S. patent for the use of Microcyn® Technology in the treatment of skin ulcers. In this application, Microcyn Technology can be delivered to skin ulcers via washing, irrigation and soaking or through application of a wound dressing saturated in the Microcyn Technology.

According to claims allowed by the patent examiner, the application of the Microcyn Technology via these methods will:

  • Reduce the microbial load of an infected diabetic foot ulcer
  • Decrease the recurrence rate of an infected diabetic foot ulcer
  • Decrease the likelihood of dehiscence of an infected diabetic foot ulcer
  • Decrease the likelihood of amputation resulting from an infected diabetic foot ulcer
  • Decrease the likelihood of systemic inflammatory response syndrome from an infected diabetic foot ulcer
  • Decrease the likelihood of sepsis

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