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Siluron® 1000

The proven standard silicone oil tamponade

  • For use as a prolonged retinal tamponade after successful retinal attachment
  • Ultrapure
  • Terminally sterilized
  • Available in vials or syringes

Vial G-80710 Siluron® 1000, 10 ml, sterile
Syringe G-80720 Siluron® 1000, 10 ml, sterile

 

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Overview

Use

Siluron® 1000 is used with a long-term tamponade after operative treatment of severe retinal detachment, particularly for:
  • Retinal detachments with giant tears
  • Retinal detachments with proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR)
  • Retinal detachments in cases of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR)
  • Traumatic retinal detachments

Physicochemical properties of Siluron® oils

Source: Caramoy A., Hagedorn N., Fauser S., Kugler W., Gross T., Kirchhof B.: Development of emulsification-resistant silicone oils: can we go beyond 2000 mPas silicone oil? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011; 52: 5432-5436

Comparison of emulsification rate

Source: Caramoy A., Hagedorn N., Fauser S., Kugler W., Gross T., Kirchhof B.: Development of emulsification-resistant silicone oils: can we go beyond 2000 mPas silicone oil? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011; 52: 5432-5436

Comparison of emulsification resistance

Source: Wong et. al Comparison of injection time 5.5 bar injection pressure, 20 gauge injection cannula Source: Williams RL ., Day MJ ., Garvey MJ., Morphis G ., Irigoyen C ., Wong D., Stappler T.: Injectability of silicone oil-based tamponade agents. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011; 95: 273-276

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