“Childhood blindness refers to a group of diseases and conditions occurring in childhood or early adolescence, which, if left untreated, result in blindness or severe visual impairment that are likely to be untreatable later in life.”
-World Health Organisation
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is the major cause of Childhood Blindness. It becomes inevitable to treat ROP when the vision starts disappearing. There are two methods used to treat Retinopathy of Prematurity – Cryotherapy and LASER. The Alphonso eye speculum is a mandatory tool used in surgery to have a close glimpse at the globe.
The Alphonso Eye Speculum is made up of stainless steel with high quality satin finish which opens 27mm wide. The extra small size speculum’s length is 1-3/4in (45cm) with 5mm wide blades. There is no substitute for this as this becomes the most sought after tools in paediatric surgeries. It is also easy to handle as it is feather- weight and comes attached with a thumb rest, giving no stress to the physician and gets inserted easily because of its light weight.
Before it is used upon neonatal’s eyelids, Alfonso pediatric eyelid speculum is required to autoclave sterilization. It must be used along with a sterilized glove.
Accuspire is a pioneer in providing recommended specification Alphonso speculum in par with international industry standards, lined with stalwarts who are best and trusted offering sturdy yet durable surgical and non surgical tools in one pit-stop.