We describe an operating table in which the whole patient, apart from the eye undergoing surgery, is enclosed in a caisson within which the barometric pressure can be lowered at any time during surgery. This increases the effect of atmospheric pressure on the eye, enabling 'open sky' surgery to be carried out on patients of any age.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.