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Another Possible Cause of Forceps-Induced Scratching of a Foldable Acrylic Intraocular Lens-Reply

Another Possible Cause of Forceps-Induced Scratching of a Foldable Acrylic Intraocular Lens-Reply This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In reply We read with interest the letter by Dr Fry. It is quite possible that a.12 forceps could be another source of scratch marks on an acrylic intraocular lens. In these cases, one would expect to see 1 line and not 2, as was described in our case.The modifications in Dr Fry's technique are important, namely, to enlarge the wound as well as to avoid contact between the intraocular lens implant and a device that could scratch it. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Another Possible Cause of Forceps-Induced Scratching of a Foldable Acrylic Intraocular Lens-Reply

Another Possible Cause of Forceps-Induced Scratching of a Foldable Acrylic Intraocular Lens-Reply

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In reply We read with interest the letter by Dr Fry. It is quite possible that a.12 forceps could be another source of scratch marks on an acrylic intraocular lens. In these cases, one would expect to see 1 line and not 2, as was described in our case.The modifications in Dr Fry's technique are important, namely, to enlarge the wound as well as to...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1997.01100150825034
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract In reply We read with interest the letter by Dr Fry. It is quite possible that a.12 forceps could be another source of scratch marks on an acrylic intraocular lens. In these cases, one would expect to see 1 line and not 2, as was described in our case.The modifications in Dr Fry's technique are important, namely, to enlarge the wound as well as to avoid contact between the intraocular lens implant and a device that could scratch it.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1997

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