Membrane eraser

  • US 5,921,998 A
  • Filed: 04/10/1998
  • Issued: 07/13/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/10/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A membrane eraser used for ophthalmic surgery, comprising:

  • a grip portion;

    a rod shaped body attached to one end of said grip portion;

    an elastic body fitted along a direction toward a front end of said rod-shaped body to the front end side thereof and having a hollow tapered front tip; and

    a plurality of hard, inorganic fine-grains fixed on said tapered front tip of said elastic body wherein said grains are located in a range of 0.5 mm to 3.0 mm from an end portion of said front tip for removal of membrane tissue on a retina of an individual.

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