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



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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