Progress in Foreign Body Extractors

  • Jean-Marie Parel
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)


It has been reported that over 80% of the trauma cases involving penetrating injuries are caused by magnetic foreign bodies (1). Surprisingly for the past 10 years, the surgical removal of intraocular foreign bodies has been mostly performed with specialized forceps rather than electromagnets. Before presenting a new modality, I believe it is important to analyse the recent advances made with the others.


Foreign Body Magnetic Pole Pole Piece Vitreous Surgery Intraocular Foreign Body 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Marie Parel
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  1. 1.The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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