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Injuries due to forceps delivery

A retrospective series is presented of injuries secondary to forceps delivery over a 15-year period in 11 cases: seven male and four female. Follow-up of cases was over two months to 17 years. Eight presented within one week of delivery,...

E-Range Forceps

The E-Range represents the application of cutting edge technology fused with over 60 years of engineering knowledge. These instruments offer surgeons an elegant, well balanced and ergonomically designed handle whilst still providing our high quality, consistent and durable functionality. Ergonomic...

Sterile Single-use Capsulorhexis Forceps

DTR Medical – The Difference is Clear. Our Sterile Single-use Capsulorhexis Forceps guarantee high quality performance when it comes to delicate Ophthalmic procedures. Designed with a curved shaft to offer greater flexibility and constructed with stainless steel, precision grip is...

How a calcified Soemmerring ring was removed from the vitreous cavity when the cutter and forceps failed to do so

Know’st thou the land where lemon-trees do bloom,And oranges like gold in leafy gloom; A gentle wind from deep blue heaven blows, The myrtle thick, and high the laurel grows? ‘Tis there! ‘tis there, O my beloved one, I with...

Surgitrac® extends its Corneal and Refractive instruments range

Surgitrac’s existing range of instruments for corneal and refractive surgery is further complemented by the addition of several new instruments.

Closed-chamber haptic re-externalisation for posteriorly displaced sclerotomy and inadequate haptic tuck in glued posterior chamber intraocular lenses

This technique (online video http://jcrsjournal.org) emphasises the importance of both symmetrical and sufficient anterior placement of sclerotomies to externalise an adequate length of the haptics, which in turn provides good centration and stability of the intra-ocular lens (IOL). The authors...

Results of STENTube for lacrimal intubation

The STENTube is designed with a varied diameter – a thin central segment with a diameter of 0.86mm and distal tube segments with larger 1.3mm diameter. The thin central segment is exposed at the medial canthus. The distal tubes tamponade...

Fungi in chronic anterior blepharitis

In this prospective, non-randomised cross-sectional study the authors demonstrate the presence of fungi in patients with chronic anterior blepharitis of at least two years duration. Eyelash samples were obtained by epilation with sterile forceps and evaluated with PAS staining, fungal...

Simple approach to prevent capsule tear-out during capsulorhexis creation in hyper mature cataracts

Puncturing the anterior capsule in the anterior chamber so that the pressure falls below intracapsular tension causes the rhexis to extend out to the equator. If this develops into a tear that wraps around the entire lens it is called...

Descemetorhexis without endothelial keratoplasty

This retrospective study examined outcomes of the largest reported series of eyes, which underwent Descemetorhexis without endothelial keratoplasty (DWEK) for Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy with mean 10 months of follow-up. Seventeen eyes were included in analysis; with 82.4% achieving corneal clearance...

Take a look at the new Surgitrac® Instruments website

Surgitrac Instruments upgrades its website bringing a new modern look and improved user experience.

In conversation with Salman Waqar

Hari Kaneshayogan interviews Salman Waqar, a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a keen interest in medical innovation. He is the inventor of the Waqar suture removal forceps, which combines suture cut and removal in one instrument. He has also created an injection...