suture techniques

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.
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.
Modern suture techniques perform better in pediatric, adult casesWith modern techniques and recent innovations, adjustable suture strabismus surgery can be performed in nearly all pediatric and adult cases, provided that ophthalmologists have had sufficient training.