Film 86913: Hard to Drill - a Practical and Smooth Maneuver to Secure an IOL While Suturing It to the Pupil during a Penetrating Keratoplasty. | ASCRS
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Film 86913: Hard to Drill - a Practical and Smooth Maneuver to Secure an IOL While Suturing It to the Pupil during a Penetrating Keratoplasty.
April 2022
Meeting: 2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Juan Carlos Gines, MD
Category: New Techniques
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After many attempts to suture the second haptic, because of the size of the non responsive pupil and rescuing it a couple of times from the vitreous, the strategic use of a 10.0 straight Prolene needle was able to stabilize and secure the lens over the pupil while the suture was being done in a patient without capsular bag during a Penetrating Keratoplasty.

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