Cryosurgical Units, Ophthalmic

Definition : Cryosurgical units designed for applying extreme cold to eye tissues to destroy abnormal cells. These units usually consist of a hollow probe (cryoprobe) that circulates a cryogenic substance (e.g. liquid nitrogen) to form an ice crystal ball around the cells, which freezes the cells of the tissues with which it comes into contact. Ophthalmic cryosurgical units are used mainly to treat eye tumors (e.g., retinoblastoma), to relieve ingrown eyelashes (trachiasis), for cryoextraction of intracapsular cataracts, and/or to repair retinal detachment.

Entry Terms : "Cryosurgical Systems" , "Erysiphakes" , "Cataract Extraction Units" , "Fragmatomes" , "Extractors, Cataract" , "Cryoextractors"

UMDC code : 11068

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Brymill Cryogenic Systems

Company Type: Parent

Brymill has been the world's leading manufacturer of handheld, liquid nitrogen (LN2) cryosurgical and cryospray devices since 1966.

Elmed Inc

Company Type: Parent

Plaza Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Since 1970, Plaza Medical has been a worldwide provider of new, used and refurbished medical equipment. With dedication to high quality and customer satisfaction for over 35 years, we guarantee the new, used and refurbished medical equipment that we sell.

Surgin Inc

Company Type: Parent

Founded in 1981 by Armand Maaskamp, privately held Surgin specializes in transforming ideas and concepts into promising new surgical and medical devices for specialties including Arthroscopy, Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Endoscopy and Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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