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.
Warning and Precautions:
|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.
METHOD OF USE:
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.