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April 1977

The Moving Fluid Field in Ophthalmic Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(4):669-670. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450040135020

• A microscope mounted dripper and a cottonoid wick for removal of excess fluid provide a moving fluid field for anterior segment microsurgery. The advantages of the moving fluid field include protection of the corneal epithelium, a field cleaned of debris and blood, and optimum visualization of the anterior segment.

(Arch Ophthalmol 95:669-670, 1977)

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