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Title

Iris Hook

Description

Iris hook, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

The iris is the coloured portion of the eye surrounding the pupil. The iris has the ability to constrict and dilate the pupil to alter the amount of light that is focused onto the retina by the lens. This iris hook would have been used to retract the iris during cataract surgery.

Date

c. 1906-1920s.

Identifier

2003/77.40.3

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.4 cm

Materials

Metal

Iris Hook

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.4 cm

Materials

Metal

Files

Iris Hook
Iris Hook

Collection

Citation

John Weiss & Son, Ltd.; 1787-; Surgical instrument makers, “Iris Hook,” Heritage, accessed October 6, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/170.