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October 1969

Suture Reaction in the Rabbit Cornea

Author Affiliations

San Francisco
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Eye Research Laboratories and the Clinical Laboratories at San Francisco General Hospital, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(4):531-536. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020533018

The role of suture in corneal inflammation was evaluated in four pigmented and six albino rabbits. In both groups of animals, monofilament nylon sutures (Ethilon) demonstrated the least severe reaction of the sutures tested.