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August 1973

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

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.