• This report describes the method of electrocoaptation, a sutureless technique for closure of the conjunctiva, in 75 patients who underwent primary scleral buckling or vitrectomy procedures. The technique is safe, rapid, easily performed, and results in a secure wound that heals well.
Grand MG. Electrocoaptation Conjunctival Closure in Retinal Detachment Surgery. Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(8):1439-1440. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020040291016