Acrylic loading forceps prevents damage to lens surface

June 1, 2003

A loading forceps (American Surgical Instruments Corp. [ASICO]) is designed to set an IOL in the cartridge easilyand rapidly and without damaging the lens surface. The device, the Akahoshi Acrylic Loading Forceps AE-4253, was designed by Takayuki Akahoshi, MD, director of the Mitsui Memorial Hospital in Tokyo, Japan.