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June 1989

An Automated Aspirating-Backflush System for Fluid-Gas Exchange and Retinal Manipulation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1989;107(6):930. doi:10.1001/archopht.1989.01070010952049

• We have designed a new instrument for use in fluid-gas exchange and retinal manipulation that combines automated aspiration with reflux capabilities. Reflux capability further reduces trauma to the retina when performing procedures using active linear aspiration.