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March 1983

Simplified Technique for Placement of Watzke's Sleeve in Scleral Buckling Procedures

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1983;101(3):434-435. doi:10.1001/archopht.1983.01040010434019

• Watzke's sleeve was placed around a silicone band during a scleral buckling procedure. The technique allowed the sleeve to be placed safely and efficiently by the operating surgeon without assistance.