Irrigating Chopper for Cataract Surgery

April 12, 2006 10:40 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Alio-Prats Irrigating “Stinger” features a bullet-shaped head for ease of insertion and a blunt “stinger-shaped” chopping tip. The Irrigating “Stinger” is useful as a chopper and dissector of soft and hard cataracts. Additionally, the unique “stinger” design enables the surgeon to remove fragments from underneath the iris, which are located peripherally inside the capsular bag or at the sulcus.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

Circumcision Clamps

February 9, 2006 4:29 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Made in the U.S.A., these chrome-plated Gomco Circumcision Clamps are reusable and can withstand repeated steam sterilization cycles. The most popular sizes are the Extra Small (1.1cm), Newborn (1.3cm) and Child (1.45cm). Gomco circumcision clamps are made up of four individual parts that include the base, arm, nut and stud (bell).


Instruments Tip Protectors

February 9, 2006 4:29 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum’s line of tip protectors is available in a variety of sizes and colors. The tip protectors are completely latex free and can be used for general instruments, osteotomes, and laparoscopic instruments.

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Ophthalmic Dissector

February 9, 2006 4:29 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Blumenthal Conjunctiva Dissector (K3-1124) for dissection of the trabeculectomy bleb pocket features a very smooth round, 2-mm wide, disc-shaped tip. This specialized tip design permits the surgeon to gently and atraumatically undermine and dissect the bleb pocket in a way that minimizes fibrosis tendencies of the tissue, thus lessening the likelihood of bleb failure.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

Ophthalmic Instrument

February 9, 2006 4:29 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Rosenwasser DLEK Shovel (K3-4260) is designed to accommodate the safe and easy insertion of the donor lamella during DLEK. The 4-mm by 8-mm shovel has a retaining rim on two sides to prevent the folded donor lamella from sliding off during insertion. This instrument facilitates an easy insertion process without the fear of crushing the tissue as can be the case with a forceps.

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Surgical Blades

February 9, 2006 4:27 am | Myco Medical | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 3861 • Glass Van Surgical Blades are crafted using the highest quality Stainless and Carbon Steel. Glass Van offers superior sharpness and sharpness retention due to computer controlled grinding and a special treatment which controls blade hardness. Available in all standard sizes and specialty blades are also available.


Surgical Clipper System

January 12, 2006 10:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Health's surgical clipper system provides efficient preoperative hair removal and low postoperative infection rates. The surgical clipper’s wide blade clips smoothly and quickly, without infection-causing nicks or cuts. The disposable blades are easy to install and remove, and help prevent cross contamination.


Locking Rail Clamp

September 12, 2005 2:46 pm | Automated Medical Products Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 800 • The new 3/D Swinger with Grooves is designed to provide a better locking mechanism. Inserting grooves inside the collar of the table clamp guarantees the vertical pole will be locked in place and stable even under very strong pressure. The Clamp is available for a 21-day free trial.


Instrument Stringers

June 10, 2005 10:36 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum’s complete line of surgical instrument stringers assists in tray assembly by holding all ring handled instruments in an open and organized fashion. This helps to save space and keep the instruments in order, while keeping the instruments open during sterilization. Made from surgical stainless steel, Spectrum offers eight styles of stringer including quick racks, T-Shaped, U-Shaped, Open-Ended, End Gate, Center Locking, Center Locking with Hook, and Bunt Rings.

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Surgical Instrument Surgeons

June 10, 2005 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states, “To do good work, one must first have good tools.” Naturally, as is the intent of a proverb, there is a deeper meaning to the words than simply the surface text, and the Confucian implications of the statement could well be debated ad nauseam in college dormitories around the globe.

LISTED UNDER: Instrument Repair

Plus-Size Instruments

May 11, 2005 12:00 pm | Thomas Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Booth # 226 • Thomas Medical has answered the increasing demand for larger and longer quality instruments for bariatric and deep GYN procedures. The new Plus Size instruments include extra-long blade vaginal specula, 12-inch and 14-inch scissors, needle holders, hysterectomy forceps, tissue and dressing forceps, and many more.

LISTED UNDER: Bariatric Instruments

LASIK Enhancement Spatula

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Moran Enhancement Spatula is a double ended instrument for LASIK enhancement, and features a modified Paton Spatula on one end and a Fukasaku Spatula on the opposite end. The miniature Paton Spatula has a semi-sharp tip that is used to locate and elevate the edge of the previous flap, while the Fukasaku Spatula is used to undermine, lift and retract the flap.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

Eye Tracking System

April 13, 2005 7:35 am | Applied Science Laboratories | Product Releases | Comments

Ths ASL 6000 Series Modular Eye Tracking System includes two different configurations: Head-mounted (H6) and Remote (R6) configurations for a multitude of applications. The ASL Model H6 is a complete video eye tracking system for use in situations where the subject can wear lightweight, head mounted optics and must have unrestricted head movement.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

Punctal Plug Forceps

March 14, 2005 5:09 am | Katena Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Gold Punctal Plug Forceps is designed for grasping and inserting punctual plugs. The inside surfaces of the jaws feature a 0.2-mm wide longitudinal groove for securely grasping any size plug, while the pointed tips help to precisely position the plug into place. The forceps also works very well for grasping and removing eyelashes.

LISTED UNDER: Ophthalmic Products

Instrument Stringer Holder

March 14, 2005 5:02 am | Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The EasyStringer™ can help make the job of placing instruments on stringers much easier for healthcare workers. The Plexiglas base is slotted to accept a standard instrument stringer, allowing users to simply string one instrument upon another, stacking them up on the base. The stringer can then be closed off, lifted out of the base, and used.

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