Transfixion of Foldable Intraocular Lens with Polytetrafluoroethylene Suture for Scleral Fixation | ASCRS
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Film 75266: Transfixion of Foldable Intraocular Lens with Polytetrafluoroethylene Suture for Scleral Fixation
July 2021
Meeting: 2021 ASCRS Annual Meeting
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Film ID: 75266
Presenting Author: Angel Pineda-Fern├índez, MD 
Category: New Techniques

I describe a new scleral fixation technique for every foldable posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) available on the market, regardless of whether it is a 3-piece, single piece, or haptic shape. I perform the transfixion of the IOL optic in 4 points with the Gore-Tex suture for scleral fixation through four sclerotomies 2 mm from the limbus (2 sclerotomies on each nasal and temporal sides).

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