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Curettes, Surgical, Eye

Definition : Surgical curettes designed to remove tissue by scraping or excising the eye and/or eyelid surface. These curettes are typically slender, metallic, handheld, manual instruments with a serrated, round, or oval cup at the distal (straight or slightly curved) end. Dedicated surgical ophthalmic curettes are available for corneal scraping, capsule polishing, and or in the treatment of eyelid inflammation masses (i.e., chalazion).

Entry Terms : "Ophthalmic Surgery Curettes" , "Eye Surgery Curettes" , "Curets, Ophthalmic"

UMDC code : 21338

   

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