Disposable Ophthalmic Blade

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Model Number: NH-78967

Brand: Niche Healthcare

The ophthalmic knives are designed to make an incision on the cornea and sclera during an ophthalmic surgical procedure.
The ophthalmic disposable blades are available in a variety of sizes and shapes.
Single use.



Ophthalmic blades are surgical blades specifically designed for ophthalmic procedures, which involve surgery or other interventions related to the eyes. These blades are used by ophthalmic surgeons to make precise incisions in ocular tissues during various eye surgeries. Ophthalmic blades come in different shapes and sizes, and their selection depends on the specific surgical procedure and the surgeon’s preferences.

Here are some key features of ophthalmic blades:

Sterility: Ophthalmic blades are typically supplied in sterile packaging to ensure aseptic conditions during surgery. Maintaining sterility is critical to prevent infections in the delicate structures of the eye.

Material: The blades are made of high-quality, surgical-grade stainless steel or other materials suitable for medical applications. This ensures sharpness, durability, and resistance to corrosion.

Sizes and Shapes: Ophthalmic blades come in a variety of sizes and shapes to accommodate different surgical needs. Common blade shapes include straight, angled, crescent, or pointed, and the choice depends on the specific surgical technique.

Numbering System: Ophthalmic blades often follow a standardized numbering system, such as the Storz or Bard-Parker systems. The numbering helps identify the size and shape of the blade.

Compatibility: Ophthalmic blades are designed to be compatible with ophthalmic knife handles or holders, ensuring a secure fit during surgery.

Packaging: Ophthalmic blades are individually packaged to maintain sterility, and they are often part of a sterile ophthalmic surgical kit.

Ophthalmic surgeries where these blades may be used include cataract surgery, corneal transplants, glaucoma procedures, and retinal surgeries, among others. The precision and sharpness of ophthalmic blades are crucial for achieving optimal surgical outcomes and minimizing trauma to the eye tissues.

As with any surgical instrument, ophthalmic blades should be handled, stored, and disposed of according to established medical protocols to ensure patient safety and prevent infections. Surgeons and ophthalmic professionals receive specific training on the use and care of ophthalmic instruments, including blades, to maintain the highest standards of surgical practice.


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