TITLE

SURGICAL MANEUVERS. Needle-free method can be used to suture IOL to sclera

AUTHOR(S)
John, Thomas; Fass, Oren N.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a needle-free technique to suture intraocular lens (IOL) to the sclera in the absence of capsular support. It talks about options for placement of an IOL in anatomically compromised eyes with violated posterior lens capsule including the anterior chamber, iris-fixation and scleral-fixation with transscleral sutures or without sutures. Doctor Owen Fass describes the technique citing the work of Richard S. Hoffman.
ACCESSION #
62545035

 

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