Spatula, Ptergium, MAEDA
Designed by Naoyuki Maeda, M.D., Dept. of Ophthalmology, Osaka University School of Medicine．
Newly developed spatula for detaching pterygium．
After corneal epithelium surrounding pterygium is removed peripheral incision is made while spatula is inserted through incision under pterygium. Gripping and pulling up pterygium firmly with a tissue forceps the tissue is
elevated and detached with the spatula.