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December 1982

A New Concept for an Atraumatic Foreign-Body Microextractor for Vitreous Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Eye Hospital of the Westphalian Wilhelms University, Münster, West Germany.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1982;100(12):1972. doi:10.1001/archopht.1982.01030040952018

• A new concept of a foreign-body microextractor is introduced. The holding part consists of flexible, silicone-covered, looplike branches that adapt to the form of the foreign body and surround it completely, so a safe extraction through the scleral incision is guaranteed.

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