Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory illness. It is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks normal tissue components as if they are invading pathogens. The inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis primarily attacks the linings of the joints. It is treated by taking rest, splinting of affected joints and exercise programs. Good nutrition is also very important. It is important because patients with a more advanced disease often experience anemia and weight loss. Medication is the best way to control pain and stiffness and reduce the risk of joint deformity.
Epikeratome is a fully automated system with a disposable head that enables surgeons to perform a new refractive procedure known as Epi-Lasik. The Epi-K is utilized to mechanically cleave the epithelium from the membrane leaving a pristine optical zone for laser ablation. It preserves the structural integrity of the stroma and is expected to minimize discomfort, shorten the length of visual recovery, and reduce the incidence of haze associated with other surface ablation procedures.
Right handed mayo scissors are used for cutting heavy fascia and sutures. These scissors are mainly constructed from stainless steel materials. It is available in many shapes, styles and sizes. It is designed for right-handed use.