Photos taken through the Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens:

 

 

Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis lens
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis lens
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- Closeup of lens shaft
Closeup of lens shaft
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- Closeup of lens tip
Closeup of lens tip
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- line seen magnified through the lens
Through the lens the line appears significantly magnified (compare left to right arrows)
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- suture is seen broken after a successful suturelysis
Suture is seen broken after a successful suturelysis
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- broken suture seen with retracted ends
Broken suture seen with retracted ends
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- suture seen under high magnification
The lens provides high magnification such that one can trace the knots of this 10-0 nylon suture knot
Volk Blumenthal Suturelysis Lens- blanching of blood vessels
Compressing the conjunctiva with the lens leads to significant vessel blanching Note blanching of central vessels in left image (just around the suture) and a much larger area blanched in the right image

 

 

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