University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Ahmed Forceps To Assist With Cutting Intraocular Lens

Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD


The MST forceps from the Duet set which are often referred to as Ahmed forceps for Ike Ahmed from Toronto and are very useful. They can be used as shown in this video to hold (through a paracentesis) an IOL while cutting it in half for removal.

Additional Notes: length: approx. 2 min

last updated: 04-04-2008
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