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100 Years in the Archives
December 1998

A look at the past...

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Copyright 1998 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1998

Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116(12):1676. doi:10.1001/archopht.116.12.1676

A look at the past . . .

WANDLESS has devised a scissors whose blades, when closed, have the form of sharp lanceolate knife, which can pass readily through the cornea. When in the anterior chamber they can be opened, one blade made to penetrate the iris or other membrane, and cut it in the manner of Wecker's forceps scissors.

Reference:Arch Ophthalmol. 1898;27:415.