TITLE

Blade microkeratome may still have a role in flap creation

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, James S.; Devlin, Marcus
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;12/25/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an eye surgery maneuver using the Moria One Use-Plus SBK microkeratome. The eye surgeon must set the small circular plastic analog stop between 7.5 and 9.0 and the correct value is pulled from the Moria monogram using the desired hinge width and the patient's average keratometry. Then, the surgeon should apply the double suction ring 1 mm nasal to the line of sight, test the pressure with a handle-held tonometer, engage the microkeratome and press the forward footswitch.
ACCESSION #
35707503

 

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