TRYPAN BLUE - Trypan Blue



Crystal Blue is a vital dye, used to visualize the capsulorhexis is during cataract surgery in the absence of red fundus reflex. It stains the anterior Lens capsule offering excellent visualization in eyes with mature cataract. Crystal Blue is a sterile preparation of Trypan Blue in an isotonix, buffered vehicule.



  • Used as an aid in ophtalmic surgey.
    Used as a staining agent.
  • Detects PC rupture.
  • Anterior / Posterior Capsulotomy.
  • Phacoemulsification.
  • Non Phco Sl Cataract Surgery
  • ECCE

Warning and Precautions:

  • Unit dose. For single use only.
    Discart remaining solution after use.
  • For intra Ocular use only.
  • Not for IM / IV injection.
  • May temporaly stain hydropholic foldable
  • lenses. Please esercise caution when
  • using hydrophilic lenses.


Active Ingredient Trypan Blue 0.6 & 0.8 mg/ml
Concentration 0.06% & 0.08% w/v
Packaging 1 ml. Vial, single use unit dose
Box Packaging 10 Vials in a box.


No contraindications have been reported till date. Care must be taken on patients know to be hypersensitive to Trypan Blue or Similar Dyes.


Keep in a cool dry place, protect from light.


Available in 1 ml vial single unit, unit dose in pack of Ten.


Prior to injecting the dye, it is advisable to minimize the fluid in the anterior chamber. This will prevent dilution of the dye and offer better staining.
Crystal Blue is injected into the eyes on the lens capsule till the capsule is clearly stained. The lens remains unstained.