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August 1973

Eye Cannula and Procedure for Controlled Microinfusion or Aspiration of the Anterior Chamber

Author Affiliations

Hartford, Conn
From the Division of Ophthalmology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;90(2):125-126. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000050127011

A pipetting syringe-controlled, vinyl eye cannula is reported for use in aspiration or microinfusion of the anterior chamber. Techniques of local anesthesia, limbal puncture, sample recovery, and drug infusion are described. Self-sealing puncture of the animal limbus by needles that are coated with acetic acid ointment is also discussed.