Patent Number: 8,574,276

Title: Fiber optic brush for light delivery

Abstract: A phototherapy apparatus is disclosed including: a body member; a plurality of elongated light transmitting elements, each of the elements extending between a proximal end enclosed within the body member and a distal end located outside of and distal to the body member; where the tips of the proximal ends of the light transmitting elements are located in close proximity to each other; and an optical connector configured to detachably receive an end of a lightguide and to couple light delivered by the lightguide from a source into the light transmitting elements at the proximal ends. The light coupled into each of the light transmitting elements is transmitted along the element and emitted from the distal end.

Inventors: Gourgouliatos; Zafirios (Los Angeles, CA), Chang; David (Encino, CA)

Assignee: Lerner Medical Devices, Inc.

International Classification: A61N 5/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017