Film 81743: Sutureless Intrascleral Intraocular Lens Fixation Using a Nitinol Tube Assisted Technique | ASCRS
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Film 81743: Sutureless Intrascleral Intraocular Lens Fixation Using a Nitinol Tube Assisted Technique
April 2022
Meeting: 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Karthik Srinivasan, MD
Category: New Techniques
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Secondary Intraocular Lenses (IOL) are implanted using transscleral methods to manage eyes without capsular support. The IOL haptics are pulled transclerally into pockets using a forceps or a needle. Here we show a novel technique of using a Nitinol tube to externalise and implant the haptic of the IOL into the scleral pocket leading to less haptic injury and IOL tilt post operatively.

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