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E-poster/E-video Room (Tokyo International Forum G408/G505, Imperial Hotel 2F Hana)
Topic
Cataract
 
 
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VI-9

Sinu's Technique of Scleral Fixation of IOL- Simple, Safe and Low Cost

【Author】
Sinumol Thulaseedharan


Objective/Purpose
Video will demonstrate a simple, low cost technique of scleral fixation of IOL in cases of aphakias with inadequate and improper capsular bag support.

Summary of Content
Materials:1. 26G, 1.5 inch needle
  2. 10-0 prolene with curved needle at one end and straight needle at the other end
Method : The 10-0 prolene is passed across the posterior chamber using a 26 G 1.5 inch needle without any rail roading or hand shaking inside the eye.Single passage of the needle is enough even for double suture fixation.So minimum manipulations,minimum time consuming and minimum possible complications.IOL is fixed exactly at 180 degrees, so no chance of lens tilt.Materials used are freely available and of low cost.

[ Keyword ]
scleral fixation of IOL

[ Conflict of Interest ]
No

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