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May 1979

Vertical Mattress Suture for Strabismus Resection Operation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(5):931-932. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010489023

• The suturing technique for strabismus resection has been simplified with the use of a single double-armed suture in the form of a vertical mattress. Synthetic ophthalmic suture material has made this technique still more desirable because of the tensile strength and tissue-gripping characteristics of these materials.

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