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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Ophthalmic Scissors
Ophthalmic Scissors 0.125 x 4.625 x 2. Cutting tool:Scissors/shears:Ophthalmic. Stainless steel scissors with short blades that have an indention in one.
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Eye Scalpel
Eye Scalpel 0.125 x 4.75 x 0.375. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. "Steel knife with satin finish. several indentations along handle for better grip and a short blade."
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Director and Tongue Tie
Director and Tongue Tie 0.125 x 4.875 x 0.75. Cutting tool:director. Steel with satin finish instrument with long prong and a rounded smooth end.
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Forceps
Forceps 0.125 x 5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps. Steel forceps with long blunt arms.
5.
Cystotome and Scoop
Cystotome and Scoop 0.125 x 5.5 x 0.125. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. Steel instrument with one side containing a long sharp point and the other a smooth oval like shape.
6.
Curved Probe Point Bistoury
Curved Probe Point Bistoury 0.125 X 5.5 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Bistoury. Steel instrument with satin finish and a smooth tip curved blade. The handle has several indentations to add more grip.
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Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.125 x 6 x 3". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with small long teeth and rusting of metal present. Pressure forceps used to stop bleeding
8.
Operating Knife
Operating Knife 0.125 X 6.125 X 0.5. Cutting tool:Knife:Scalpel. Steel operating knife with serrated handle and short sharp blade.
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Tonsil Knife
Tonsil Knife 0.125 x 6.5 x 0.5. Cutting tool: Knife: Tonsil. Steel knife with long handle and probe like shape with a sharp curved edge at the tip. Rust present on metal.
10.
Ophthalmic Cystotome
Ophthalmic Cystotome 0.25 x 0.875 x 0.5. Cutting tool:Tome:Cystotome. "Steel instrument with satin finish with a thin blade that is long and curved blade. "Philadelphia" is engraved on the side of the handle."
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Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps
Diefennbach's Straight Artery and Torsion Forceps 0.25 x 2 x 0.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Small steel spring hemostat with perforated edges and smooth oval like arms.
12.
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps
Diefennbach's Serrefine Forceps 0.25 x 2.25 x 0.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. Steel spring forceps with raised edge and a long smooth arm.
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Eyelid Everter
Eyelid Everter 0.25 x 3.5 x 0.75". Grasping and fixating:Retractor:Lid. Steel eyelid everter with flat straight edge arm and a flat oval shaped handle engraved with manufacturer information.
14.
Curved Bistoury
Curved Bistoury 0.25 x 3.75 x 0.75. Cutting tool: Knife: Bistoury. Steel curved bistoury housed in attached brass case. In tortoise shell case.
15.
Quire's Foreign Body Extractor
Quire's Foreign Body Extractor 0.25 x 4 x 1.5". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Aural. Steel extractor with finger-like feature that can be rotated by squeezing either end of the U- shaped piece.
16.
Fenestrated Artery Forceps
Fenestrated Artery Forceps 0.25 x 4.25 x 1.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Artery. "Steel forceps with raised edge. handles with oval shaped holes. and a clamp like arms. Metal is heavily rusted."
17.
Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.5 x 2". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with curved arms when closed and flat oval shaped tip.
18.
Pressure Forceps
Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 4.75 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Stainless steel forceps with rounded plier like arms at tip.
19.
Iris Knife
Iris Knife 0.25 x 5 x 0.25. Cutting tool:Knife:Ophthalmic. Steel knife with satin finish and a dip in the side of the handle.
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Tait's Pressure Forceps
Tait's Pressure Forceps 0.25 x 5 x 2.25". Grasping and fixating:Forceps:Hemostat. Steel forceps with plier like arms and rust of metal present. This form of the forcep was used to stop uterine bleeding.