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September 1983

Fixation Sutures in the Implantation of a Flexible Anterior Chamber Intraocular LensUse in the Presence of a Sector Iridectomy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(9):1421. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040020423018

• A technique is described for the safe implantation of a flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens in the presence of a sector iridectomy. The lens is inserted diagonally and two 10-0 polypropylene fixation sutures are used to attach one of the loops to the inner aspect of the corneal wound.