silicone oil


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silicone oil

A liquid form of silicone; esp. used for lubrication at high temperatures where petroleum oil is not effective, also as a water repellent.
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We used C3F8 intra-ocular gas in 14 (35%) patients, silicone oil (1000cS) in 12 (30%), SF6 in 6 (15%), air in 3 (7.
Comparison of raised IOP after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) using 1000 CSt and 5000 CSt silicone oil in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.
Therefore, numerically, the interpolation schemes of quadratic coordinates, quadratic velocity, and linear pressure were used to obtain an accurate result, and a Picard iteration scheme was used to improve the chances of convergence for silicone oil fluids B, C, D, PAA solutions, and Newtonian iteration scheme for silicone oil fluid A during the numerical simulation [29, 30].
Silicone oil removal (SOR) is an important procedure in vitreoretinal surgery.
Clay particles were added gradually over a couple of minutes into the mixture of activator and silicone oil during mixing using a high shear homogenizer.
Intraocular silicone oil can produce glaucoma through a variety of mechanisms: pupillary block, synechial angle closure, inflammation, neovascular glaucoma & migration of oil into the anterior chamber.
Our pioneering testing and adoption of the highly innovative Archimedes now enables us to more easily measure protein aggregates and silicone oil droplets in a critically important size range.
For example, the impact of pressure drop and volume expansivity on computed heat transfer rate for a silicone oil at -40[degrees]C (-40[degrees]F) is shown in Figure 5b.
Flexis Air for coffee valves are pre-oiled with a precise amount of food grade silicone oil at the necessary valve location to ensure protection against oxygen ingress.
Chemists have generally borrowed the idea of self-lubricating compounds developed for non-medical applications to add lubricity, in which silicone oil is widely used as the lubricating agent.
The decision to expand the recall was taken after CooperVision identified certain lots of encore100 Sphere lenses that failed to meet its new quality standards due to the high level of a silicone oil residue.