oa South African Medical Journal - A safer technique for irrigation in cataract surgery and for other operations in the anterior chamber

Volume 28, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



1. An apparatus is descriptionbed which makes operations within the anterior chamber simpler and safer by preventing its collapse. 2. The apparatus consists of a delicate forceps, one blade of which is canalized to allow the delivery of an accurately controlled flow of sterile irrigating fluid. 3. Manipulations in the fluid-filled chamber carry less risk of trauma. 4. The maintenance of absolute sterility is facilitated.

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