Patent Number: 6,309,364

Title: Massage and skin suction apparatus

Abstract: The invention concerns a massage and skin suction apparatus comprising a housing whereof part (1a) of the wall is shaped to be used as a prehensile element and whereof the other part comprises at least a pair of parallel massaging rollers (6, 7) spaced from each other, each roller being mounted pivoting about its axis of revolution, said rollers (6, 7) being associated with means for driving them in rotation when they are in contact with the skin tissue, to exert thereon two opposed forces for pulling a portion of said tissue in the space separating them, in order to pinch it and a chamber connected to a suction source and provided with a suction aperture (4a), said suction aperture (4a) and said pair of massaging rollers (6, 7) being arranged on said housing for placing them simultaneously in contact with a portion of the skin tissue. The invention is characterised in that the edge of said suction aperture (4a) extends laterally at the peripheral surface of one (7) of said rollers (6, 7).

Inventors: Cathaud; Muriel (Toussieu, FR), Delay; Jean-Pascal (Ecully, FR)

Assignee: SEB

International Classification: A61H 9/00 (20060101); A61H 15/00 (20060101); A61H 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018