Ophthalmic Cannulas/ Needles/ Cystotomes are micro-tubes ending in tips which have a plethora of shapes and sizes. They are intended to inject fluids into, or withdraw fluids from, the body and assist surgeons to perform certain tasks in a variety of ophthalmic surgical procedures, such as cataract, refractive, vitreoretinal and glaucoma operations. They are based on a hub which can be attached on top of a sharp pointed instrument in order to be inserted through precise incisions into cavities of the eye or of the surrounding area.
A blunt needle used for irrigating or aspirating during ophthalmic surgery. Cystotome: A needle that has been physically bent to conform with the convexity of the crystalline lens to access the cataract.
DMS 3020D: Direct, silver plated
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