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April 1982

Combined Illumination-Irrigation 20-Gauge Probes for Vitrectomy

Author Affiliations

From the Clinical Branch, National Eye Institute (Dr Meyer), and the Division of Research Services (Drs Bonner and Leighton), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(4):622-623. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030030624018
Abstract

• Combined illumination-irrigation 20-gauge probes that couple to the fiberoptic source on a vitrectomy machine (Ocutome) have performed well during surgery in selected cases.

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