Cases and Instrument Care
We discuss elevated intraocular pressure (ocular hypertension or IOP) and how Mastel’s UltraThin diamond blades have minimized ocular hypertension in surgeries.
Douglas J. Mastel founder and CEO of Mastel Precision Surgical Instruments passed away unexpectedly Saturday March 20th, 2021. The family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers during this time of loss.
A diamond knife is an ophthalmologists most valuable surgical instrument for incisions. Mastel recommends annual cleaning and inspection of a diamond knife to extend its life by removing the saline and cellular buildup while also ensuring the epoxy integrity and diamond edge. This is why Mastel offers an Annual Maintenance Program for diamond scalpels.
Post refractive residual corneal astigmatism is a relatively common problem faced by ophthalmologists and their patients. Douglas Donald Koch, MD demonstrates how Peripheral Corneal Relaxing Incisions (PCRI’s) can improve patient outcomes.