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Revista Brasileira de Oftalmologia

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Abstract

ANTUNES, Victor Andriguetti Coronado et al. Tied Out Open Sky technique: new method for iris fixation of intraocular lens in the absence of capsular support during penetrating keratoplasty. Rev. bras.oftalmol. [online]. 2012, vol.71, n.1, pp.48-52. ISSN 0034-7280.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-72802012000100009.

To describe a new method for iris fixation of intraocular lens in the absence of capsular support during penetrating keratoplasty. Its a new technique of iris fixation of intraocular lens without capsular support during penetrating keratoplasty. This technique is used in cases with a healthy iris and partial or total absence of capsular support during penetrating keratoplasty. Tied Out Open Sky is a technique easy to perform for iris fixation of intraocular lens during penetrating keratoplasty. The big advantage is being able to tie off the intraocular lens off the eye and fasten it securely.

Keywords : Keratoplasty, penetrating; Corneal transplantation; Lens subluxation; Aphakia; Iris [surgery]; Case reports.

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