• The lens glide is a disposable, sterile piece of Silastic that is designed to make insertion of intraocular lenses safer and simpler.
Since the use of the lens glide has become part of our routine surgical procedure in implant surgery, there has been a notable reduction in vitreous loss and in postoperative corneal problems.
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