Diamond Elements Promotes Understanding of Diamond Blade Designs in Relation to Wound Closure.

Diamond Element 1 - Piercing Characteristics

Element 1 explains the benefits of replacing 90 degree Spear tipped blades with 60 degree Lance tipped blades. Specifically, how this change reduces both corneal stress caused by the incision and the force necessary to make the incision.
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Diamond Element 2 - Alpha Angles

Element 2 defines alpha angles as the included angle between facet planes on a diamond blade, describes how varying alpha angles change edge sharpness, and discusses the importance of properly placed alpha angles.
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