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January 1981

Lens Holder and Modified Contact Lens for Pars Plana Vitrectomy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago. Dr Huamonte is now in private practice in Miami.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(1):154. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930010156024

• A sustained-grip, pressure-release, cross-action forceps was developed to obtain firm and steady holding of the contact lens during vitrectomy surgery. For use in conjunction with the forceps, a plano-concave fundus contact lens has been modified by having a circular groove cut around it.