Anti-VEGF Intravitreal Injections during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hospital activity undergo a drastic downsizing during Covid-19 period and many surgical activities have been suspended including eye surgery and intravitreal injections.
Operio laminar air flow units can be used to perform intravitreal injections also outside the normal operating room guaranteeing an extreme high level of asepsis which is in many situation much better than any operating room as the system is very close positioned to the patient and instruments. The incorporated H-14 hepa filter eliminates also Covid-19 virus of more than 99,9 protecting both surgical team and patient.
The mobility of the unit permits a universal use of the units without any installation works. The unit is ready for use. A special sterile draping of the unit makes sure that all essential parts for the functioning of the intravitreal injections are covered sterile. The unit filters 400m3/h which means that a room with 40m3 will be completely filtered each 6 minutes.