Pro-ophta® Ocular Sticks


Specifically developed for ophthalmic surgery, Pro-ophta Sticks impress as surgical swabs with their excellent capillary action and high absorption rate. The sticks combine a high absorption capacity with the required rigidity. Pro-ophta Sticks have bevelled ends. The material used is gentle to eye tissue: They are made from viscose nonwoven material with an absorbent cellulose coating. Pro-ophta Sticks have been used to particularly good effect in eyelid surgery (entropium and ectroopium) and in eye surgery to treat strabism.

The specific properties of Pro-ophta Sticks allow their successful use in microsurgery.

Product composition

highly absorbent white nonwoven material, rolled into sticks
with an absorbent coating for added stability: 100 % cellulose

Ordering information

Pro-ophta Ocular Sticks

Dimensions (mm)Ø (mm)REFShipping units
non-sterile, in packs of 500 sticks
64 x 5516515500/25000
sterile, sealed in individual packs of 20 units
64 x 5516516400/1600

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Fields of application

  • for absorption, dabbing, removal of foreign objects, fixation and retention (tissue-conserving preparation)
  • for use in ophthalmological and microsurgical procedures in ophthalmology


  • high absorption capacity
  • high capillary action
  • high absorption speed
  • retains firmness required for swabbing and dissecting out
  • bevelled ends on both sides


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