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Silicone-covered forceps for rigid intraocular lens implantation

Authors
Journal
Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
0886-3350
Publisher
Elsevier
Volume
23
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0886-3350(97)80147-2

Abstract

Abstract Metal implantation forceps can damage the surface of poly(methyl methacrylate) and heparin-surface-modified intraocular lenses (IOLs) during insertion. A new implantation forceps with silicone sleeves covering the tips has been successfully used during IOL implantation. Scanning electron microscopic studies showed that the silicone sleeves prevent forceps-induced IOL surface defects.

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