Journal of Ophthalmology / 2018 / Article / Fig 1

Clinical Study

Sutureless Intrascleral Haptic-Hook Lens Implantation Using 25-Gauge Trocars

Figure 1

Photographs showing the haptic-hook lens implantation. (a) Sclerotomy 2.0 mm from the limbus previously created for 25-gauge vitrectomy. (b) Creation of the scleral groove with paracentesis blade. (c) Externalization of the leading haptic with 25-gauge forceps. (d) The haptic is bent and inserted back into the vitreous cavity through the second scleral incision created by a 25-gauge trocar blade. (e) Hide of the haptics to the intrascleral groove. (f) Conjunctival incisions are closed with 8-0 absorbable suture.
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