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Scleral tunnel ‘glued’ fixation technique for slipped IOLs
Scleral tunnel ‘glued’ fixation technique for slipped IOLsScleral tunnel, “glued” fixation technique works better than alternative fixation techniques in cases where intraocular lenses (IOLs) cannot be placed in capsular bag or in the sulcus, according to Sumit Garg, MD.
Critical factors in healing acute woundsOptimal wound healing practices have changed in recent years. some techniques are no longer best practice and new techniques have emerged.
Managing dislocated IOLs with scleral suture fixation
Managing dislocated IOLs with scleral suture fixationLos Angeles—Scleral suture fixation of the IOL-capsular tension ring (CTR)-capsular bag complex is an effective option for surgical repositioning of a dislocated IOL, according to Robert K. Maloney, MD.
Single-layered closure successful in lower eyelid reconstructionA single-layered closure technique may work as well as a double-layered closure technique in lower eyelid reconstruction, a new study suggested.
Defending adjustable sutures in strabismus surgeryIt may be easier than ever for strabismus surgeons to adopt adjustable sutures thanks to a short tag noose adjustable suture technique that allows for optional suture adjustment, according to David G. Hunter, MD, PhD.
Purse-String Suture vs. Second Intention HealingA team of dermatologists tried to determine whether purse-string sutures improve cosmetic outcome, healing time, and scarring, when compared with second-intention healing for circular defects on the trunk and extremities. Get results from their findings