Spuds

Spuds

Spuds Spuds are ophthalmic instruments used during surgical procedures or general ocular inspections for removing foreign material from the eye ball. Surtex Instruments offers different patterns of premium quality spuds, all of them sharing a similar structure conformed by a flat handle and a tip, the last one following different shape patterns according to the operator necessities.
Golf-Club Foreign Body Spud Angled - Lighly Rounded

Spuds

Golf-Club Foreign Body Spud Angled - Lighly Rounded

Francis Foreign Body Spud Angled

Spuds

Francis Foreign Body Spud Angled

Ellis Foreign Body Spud Lightly Curved and Rounded

Spuds

Ellis Foreign Body Spud Lightly Curved and Rounded

Spud & Gauge In Reversible Handle

Spuds

Spud & Gauge In Reversible Handle

Wills-Eye Hospital Foreign Body Spud & Burr Delicately

Spuds

Wills-Eye Hospital Foreign Body Spud & Burr Delicately

As an example, the Ellis Foreign Body Spud Lightly Curved and Rounded is utilized in corneal surgical interventions because it features a blade curvature which enables the surgeon to atraumatically scrape foreign material from the cornea, setting an optimal field for the following penetration. This feature also ensures precise control and a minimal level of nearby tissue irritation. Surtex Instruments also manufactures other popular patterns such as the Francis Foreign Body Spud Angled which features a slanted sharp tip and the Golf-Club Foreign Body Spud Angled which, on the contrary to the aforementioned instrument, features a blunt tip. All our spuds are crafted with the finest surgical grade stainless steel with a small profile design to maximize patient safety.