Category: Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization

Are Enzymatic Detergents the Primary Cause of The Inflammatory Eye Reaction Called TASS? A recently published article investigates risk factors for TASS.

March 31, 2018 (11:21 am)¬†— Improper cleaning and sterilization of reusable ophthalmic instruments used to perform cataract and other intraocular surgeries¬†is one of several risk factors for TASS, my new…

The STERIS System 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System: Looking Back and Forward

July 1, 2015 — Almost four years ago, on April 5, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the STERIS System 1E Liquid Chemical Sterilant Processing System, or “SS1E,”…

Flash or Immediate Use Steam Sterilization: A Position Statement

This article presents the position of Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, on the use of “immediate-use steam sterilization” (IUSS), historically known as “flash sterilization,” to process surgical instruments in or near…