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November 1981

Detection of Anterior Chamber Leakage With Seidel's Test

Author Affiliations

From the Southern California Lions Eye Institute and St Johns Hospital, Santa Monica, Calif. Dr Cain is now with the Columbia Eye Clinic PA, Columbia, SC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1981;99(11):2013. doi:10.1001/archopht.1981.03930020889015

• With the use of Seidel's test to inspect cataract wound closure with intraocular lens implantation, wound leakage was reduced to only two cases in over 1,600 consecutive implantations.

Seidel E:  Weitere experimentelle Untersuchungen uber die Quelle und den Verlauf der intraokularen Safstromung: XII. Ueber den manometrischen Nachweis des physiologischen Druckgefalles zwischen Voderkammer und Schlemmschem Kanal . Arch Ophthalmol 1921; 107:101-104.