Usage of a Chandelier Light

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Heinrich Heimann


The following chapter informs about the advantages of a chandelier light. A chandelier light allows bimanual vitrectomy which is required for difficult vitreoretinal surgery. The different chandelier lights are shown in detail and the insertion is demonstrated step-by-step.


Chandelier light 

Supplementary material

Video 10.1

Insertion of chandelier light (WMV 36038 kb)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Heinrich Heimann
    • 2
  1. 1.University Eye HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Royal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK

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