New system for fiberoptic-free bimanual vitreous surgery.

  title={New system for fiberoptic-free bimanual vitreous surgery.},
  author={Masayuki Horiguchi and Yoshihisa Kojima and Yoshiaki Shimada},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={120 4},
OBJECTIVES To describe a new system for fiberoptic-free bimanual vitrectomy and to present the outcome of 37 eyes with preretinal membranes due to diabetic retinopathy or proliferative vitreoretinopathy that underwent surgery using this system. METHODS The system consists of a 40-diopter aspheric field lens suspended from the operating microscope and a prismatic inverting device. The aspheric lens is placed above the cornea, and the illumination from the operating microscope creates an… CONTINUE READING
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