Mastel handles have been engraved with our Brand, a Lot Number and Item Order Number, or a Serial Number, and a CE Mark since 2013. The images bellow identify these Identification marks and their location on our marker handles. Instruments built before 2013 can be identified in house or by photograph please Contact Us with […]
We discuss elevated intraocular pressure (ocular hypertension or IOP) and how Mastel’s UltraThin diamond blades have minimized ocular hypertension in surgeries.
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 Service 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.
Over the decades, I have been asked many times how many cases one should expect to get off of a single diamond scalpel. My answer has been modified to where I now simply quip “anywhere between zero and infinity.” As corny as it sounds, it is actually true. Below, I will discuss the six steps […]
The Mastel Diamond Difference
Diamond Element Series Promoting the Understanding of Diamond Blade Design in Relation to Wound Closure.
Diamond Element 1 - Piercing Characteristics
Diamond Element 2 - Alpha Angles
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