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Instruments for Posterior Segment Surgery

  • Sahil Jain
  • Mohit Dogra
  • Deeksha Katoch
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Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)

Abstract

The vitreoretinal surgical armamentarium has undergone tremendous advancement ever since Robert Machemer performed the first vitrectomy using a 17-gauge cutter in 1970. With the advent of the microincision vitrectomy, newer cutter designs, higher cut rates, and better illuminating systems, retinal surgery has undergone a paradigm shift. This chapter aims to provide an overview of the instruments used for posterior segment surgery in today’s era.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sahil Jain
    • 1
  • Mohit Dogra
    • 1
  • Deeksha Katoch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Advanced Eye CentrePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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