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Needle

Needle

Accession №2011.014.00001
CategoryNeedle
PurposeInstruments
Specific NameNeedle
Datec1960

Description

Small white envelope with clear cellophane window. Inside is a length of blue silk wrapped around a paper insert. At one end is threaded a small, curved corneal needle used to suture after an intracapsular cataract extraction. Envelope is printed on the outside with "AGUJAS DE CORNEA" and "MOD. DR. BARRAQUER" along with an address and phone number in Spain.

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