OPHTHALMOLOGY

Yamane Double-Needle Technique—Kim Modification

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CHAPTER 48 YAMANE DOUBLE-NEEDLETECHNIQUE KIM MODIFICATION D. Brian Kim, MD The Yamane double-needle technique is an elegant approach to intraocular lens (IOL) fixation in the absence of adequate capsular support.1,2…

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Sutureless Intrascleral Haptic Fixation

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CHAPTER 38 SUTURELESS INTRASCLERAL HAPTIC FIXATION Gabor B. Scharioth, MD, PhD An ophthalmic surgeon could be faced with 3 main scenarios where intrascleral haptic fixation is warranted. The patient could…

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Corneal Considerations for Noncapsular IOL Fixation

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CHAPTER 61 CORNEAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR NONCAPSULAR IOL FIXATION Sadeer B. Hannush, MD The 3 most common scenarios for considering noncapsular (or extracapsular) posterior chamber intraocular lens (PCIOL) fixation are: The…

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Strategies for Managing Posterior Capsule Rupture

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CHAPTER 62 STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING POSTERIOR CAPSULE RUPTURE David F. Chang, MD During phacoemulsification, avoiding posterior capsule rupture is continually on the ophthalmologist’s mind. However, once this infrequent and unexpected…

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