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July 1981

Pneumatic Intraocular Microscissors

Author Affiliations

From the Vitreo-Retinal Research Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee, Memphis (Dr Charles); and the Cooper Medical Devices Corporation, San Leandro, Calif (Dr Wang).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(7):1251. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020125014

• Intraocular microscissors were developed based on a vitreous cutter-like actuation and control by the console and foot pedal. They are right angled for resection of periretinal membranes and 20 gauge for compatibility with the vitrectomy system.