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Excessive corneal astigmatism following penetrating keratoplasty is a frequent problem. A technique that adjusts a single running 10-0 nylon suture after keratoplasty was used in this series of patients. The procedure requires a keratometer, slitlamp, topical anesthesia, and tying forceps. In 52 eyes, with an average of 10.0 diopters of keratometric(More)
This communication is meant to clarify the misconception that a routine vaginal smear can be used to determine estrogen status. The typical smear for cancer detection is taken from the posterior fornix and endocervix rather than from the proximal lateral wall of the vagina, as recommended for determination of estrogen status. Since the cytologist(More)
We describe a method for ciliary sulcus fixation of a posterior chamber intraocular lens (PC-IOL) in the absence of an intact posterior capsule. This method, which combines a lens fixation procedure with trans pars plana vitrectomy techniques to ensure safe manipulation of the lens implant in the absence of an intact anterior hyaloid face, is ideally suited(More)