TITLE

Thermal cauterization of no benefit in phacotrabeculectomy

AUTHOR(S)
Bechtel, Bryan
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;7/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 13, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the discussion on thermal cauterization by surgeon Patrick Hageman at the Kiawah Eye conference held in Kiawah Island, South Carolina from May 28-31, 2009. He said that thermal cauterization of the fistula is of no benefit during phacotrabeculectomy and that there is no difference in visual acuity or safety outcomes with and without cauterization.
ACCESSION #
42515419

 

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