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October 1995

Membrane Delaminating Wedge

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan. The authors have no proprietary interest in the membrane delaminating wedge or in the methods described in this report.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1995;113(10):1335-1336. doi:10.1001/archopht.1995.01100100123044

I atrogenic retinal tears may complicate procedures to treat proliferative vitreoretinal diseases. To decrease the risk of this complication, we developed a new instrument, the membrane delamination wedge, that allows the surgeon to separate the proliferative membranes from the retina effectively and safely.