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December 1997

Epiretinal Membrane Delamination With a Diamond Knife

Author Affiliations

From the Barnes Retina Institute, St Louis, Mo. Dr Meredith has no commercial interest in the diamond delamination knife.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1997;115(12):1598-1599. doi:10.1001/archopht.1997.01100160768022

Removal of membranes from the retinal surface is an integral part of many vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Two-handed tissue delamination with a knife allows precise and accurate control of dissection planes. A newly designed diamond knife provides the consistently sharp cutting edge required for this technique.

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