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January 1978

Lens Glide in Implant Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Texas Tech University, Health Science Center, Lubbock. Dr Maida was completing a fellowship in anterior segment surgery under the auspices of Dr Sheets during the writing of this paper, and is currently on adjunct attending at the New York Eye and Ear Hospital in Manhattan.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(1):145-146. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910050095024

• 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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