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August 1981

Illuminated Intraocular Foreign-Body Forceps for Vitreous Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Vitreo-Retinal Research Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(8):1399. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020273013

• A fiberoptic sleeve was developed to fit over the Neubauer intraocular foreignbody forceps for use with the divided function vitrectomy (Ocutome) system. By combining the illumination with the forceps, a bimanual approach can be used for simultaneous vitrectomy.