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Title

Capsulotomy Knife

Description

Capsulotomy knife, metal, c 1906-c 1920s.

A capsulotomy is an ophthalmic procedure involving the lens of the eye. This small metal knife would have been used to make an incision into the lens.

Date

c. 1906-1920s

Identifier

2003/77.40.4

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Capsulotomy Knife

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 12.5 cm

Materials

Metal

Files

2003.77.40.4_Capsulotomy knife 3.jpg
2003.77.40.4_Capsulotomy knife 2.jpg

Collection

Citation

John Weiss & Son, Ltd.; 1787-; Surgical instrument makers, “Capsulotomy Knife,” Heritage, accessed December 10, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/171.