The Cryo Super Model AA2 is a portable, non-electric cryosurgery tool for optical procedures. It can be used with different probes for glaucoma, cataract, and retinal detachment surgeries. The machine uses CO2 or N2O gases.
The machine is manufactured by Appasamy Associates in India.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Distributions to Date Status
Carbon-dioxide gas or nitrous oxide gas
Cataract, Retinal Detachment, Glaucoma and Intravitreal Surgery
Power supply type
Indispensable equipment for function
Maintenance or calibration required by user at time of use? (Y/N)
The Cryo Super Model AA2 is a foot controlled, non-electric, portable machine for opthalmic cryosurgery. The machine has a net weight of 5kg. It can be used with six different probes for different procedures.
Contact the manufacturer for technical support.
The probes can be replaced. Additionally, an optional Hammer headed/spatulated probe can be purchased.
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
- Completely non-electric, portable
- Foot controlled
- Quick freezing and quick defrosting
- Instant defrosting
Vetted Performance Status
This product is used with a compressed gas cylinder and so safety precautions should be taken to prevent accidents. Users should be trained and the equipment properly maintained and checked regularly.
Complementary Technical Systems
The Appasamy Associates cryo surgery probes.
Academic Research and References
Patwardhan AM. Buzzing the maze – the journey. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2013;29(3):159–162.
Compliance with regulations