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Injection force comparison of the old and new dexamethasone implant insertion needles in porcine eyes and synthetic sclera.

Authors
  • Eaton, Alexander M
  • Gordon, Gabriel M
  • Booth, Dave
  • Wafapoor, Hussein
  • Avery, Robert L
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
45
Issue
3
Pages
232–238
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3928/23258160-20140430-01
PMID: 24806429
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The new needle design significantly reduces the force and work needed for insertion, which should improve physician control as well as patient safety and comfort.

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