This retractor is smaller in size when compared to that of mollison retractor.
Middle teeth of one prong is slightly longer. This can be used to retract external canal wall skin for better visualization.
1. Used in mastoid surgeries to visualize the external canal and middle ear cavity
2. Can be used in endaural surgeries (mastoidectomy) is classic end aural retractor is not available
3. The pressure applied by the prongs to the soft tissue keeps the operating field dry because of its hemostatic effect
Plester mastoid retractor