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November 1987

An Improved Needle Holder for Scleral Buckling Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Syracuse (Dr Hampton), and Grand Traverse Ophthalmology Clinic, Traverse City, Mich (Dr Hanley).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(11):1593. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060110139050

• A new needle holder was designed to provide the surgeon with a stoutangled jaw and a round locking handle. It is useful for holding large needles commonly used in scleral buckling surgery.

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