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Fixation Sutures in the Implantation of a Flexible Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens: Use in the Presence of a Sector Iridectomy

Fixation Sutures in the Implantation of a Flexible Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens: Use in the... Abstract • A technique is described for the safe implantation of a flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens in the presence of a sector iridectomy. The lens is inserted diagonally and two 10-0 polypropylene fixation sutures are used to attach one of the loops to the inner aspect of the corneal wound. References 1. Shin DH: Repair of sector iris coloboma: Closed-chamber technique . Arch Ophthalmol 1982;100:460-461.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Fixation Sutures in the Implantation of a Flexible Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens: Use in the Presence of a Sector Iridectomy

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 101 (9) – Sep 1, 1983

Fixation Sutures in the Implantation of a Flexible Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens: Use in the Presence of a Sector Iridectomy

Abstract

Abstract • A technique is described for the safe implantation of a flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens in the presence of a sector iridectomy. The lens is inserted diagonally and two 10-0 polypropylene fixation sutures are used to attach one of the loops to the inner aspect of the corneal wound. References 1. Shin DH: Repair of sector iris coloboma: Closed-chamber technique . Arch Ophthalmol 1982;100:460-461.Crossref
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1983 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020423018
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Abstract

Abstract • A technique is described for the safe implantation of a flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens in the presence of a sector iridectomy. The lens is inserted diagonally and two 10-0 polypropylene fixation sutures are used to attach one of the loops to the inner aspect of the corneal wound. References 1. Shin DH: Repair of sector iris coloboma: Closed-chamber technique . Arch Ophthalmol 1982;100:460-461.Crossref

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1983

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