HIGH QUALITY, PURIFIED SILICONE OIL
VISISIL is fractionated, purified, sterile and apyrogenic silicone oil designed for prolonged tamponade after surgical treatment for severe retinal detachment
AVAILABLE IN STERILE 10 ML VIAL IN A POUCH
Viscosity at 25°C : 1000 cSt ± 50 cSt
Refractive Index at 25°C : 1.4013 - 1.4053
Specific Gravity at 30°C : 0.967 - 0.975
Content of -OH end groups : < 70 ppm
Average Molecular Weight : 44,0000 ± 1000
Poly Dispersion Index : 2.5
Toxic Residue : Nil
Retinal detachment with giant tear, retinal detachment with proliferative vitreo retinopathy (PVR), proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and traumatic retinal detachment.
Pseudophakic patients with silicone intraocular lens (silicone oil can chemically interact and opacify silicone elastomers).
As with any surgical procedure, posterior segment surgery using VISISIL presents risks which the surgeon must evaluate.
Do not resterilize.
Single use product only.
Do not use if packaging that ensures sterility is damaged.
Do not use after expiry date.
The most common adverse reactions include cataract, anterior chamber oil migration, keratopathy and glaucoma. Other adverse reactions include optic nerve atrophy, rubeosis iritis, temporary IOP increase, macular pucker, vitreous hemorrhage, phthisis, traction detachment, angle block, subretinal strands, retinal rupture, endophthalmitis, subretinal silicone oil, choroidal detachment, aniridia and cystoid macular edema. Opacification of silicone IOL has been reported (in-vitro).
Do not admix with any other substance prior to injection.
Store between 2°C and 35°C