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March 1997


Arch Ophthalmol. 1997;115(3):444. doi:10.1001/archopht.1997.01100150446040

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CONTACT LENSES.  Alcon Laboratories has introduced a liquid daily protein remover—OPTI-FREE® SUPRACLENS™ Daily Protein Remover, a new product for soft contact lenses. SupraClens increases comfort of lenses and it also is convenient and effective. SupraClens is designed to work on a daily basis while patients store their lenses each night in the lens case, preventing deposit build-up and disinfecting at the same time. For more information, contact ALCON LABORATORIES, INC, 6201 South Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76134-2099. Telephone 817-293-0450.

SURGICAL ACCESSORY.  VISITEC Company has introduced a new cystotome to facilitate continuous curvilinear capsulotomies (capsulorhexis). The suction capsulorhexis cystotome is used in place of forceps and has several advantages. The fixation point on the capsule is strong and reliable; control of the tear is excellent; and viscoelastic is not needed to maintain the chamber. The 5185 Suction Capsulorhexis Cystotome [Dahan] is.55 × 28 mm (24 g × 1/8 in)

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