Perforating Kerato-Prosthesis Aka Eye Operation 1970-1979

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    Unused / unissued material - Colour material

    Title reads: "Perforating Kerato-prosthesis".

    Various shots of surgical technique for removing Cataracts or possibly replacing lens with donation. Animated scenes illustrate how the surgery / operation will be performed. Various Close Up shots of eye surgery. Close up shots showing how the technique is performed using a removed eyeball held in the hands of a surgeon. Various shots of operation on real patient and more animations of the technique - it appears that a prosthetic lens is being used to replace the damaged one. CU of patient with one repaired eye and one damaged one.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    92608
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3405.06
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:12:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:49:00 / 01:31:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 4660 J
    Sort Number:
    UN 4660 J
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  • Currently date 1970-79, this film was actually produced in 1969.

    The film was directed by Professor (David) Peter Choyce.

    jamied 7th Feb 2014

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