Instrument to Prevent Cornea from Disinfectant Epithelial Damage for Intravitreal Injection | ASCRS
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Instrument to Prevent Cornea from Disinfectant Epithelial Damage for Intravitreal Injection
April 2018
Meeting: 2018 Annual Meeting
Presenters: Nobuyoshi Totsuka, MD, PhD
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To prevent bacterial endophthalmitis after intravitreal injection, sterilization with povidone iodine is effective. However, it causes epithelial cytotoxity.An instrument which can prevent cornea from disinfectant epithelial damage was devised. It can be easily attached to the cornea and has a measure to know the distance from corneal limbs. Safety and efficacy of this instrument are reported.
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This film was submitted to the 36th Annual ASCRS Film Festival within the 2018 ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting. 

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