[ECCE with self-sealing cataract incision. Technique and clinical results].

@article{Pham1995ECCEWS,
  title={[ECCE with self-sealing cataract incision. Technique and clinical results].},
  author={D T Pham and Josef Wollensak and S Drosch},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe : Zeitschrift der Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft},
  year={1995},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={256-60}
}
We present of modified technique for sutureless ECCE with a trapezoidal tunnel incision of 11 mm. The operation can be performed in a closed system because of the self-sealing wound construction. Compared to the sutured corneoscleral ECCE the new procedure has important advantages: the procedure is safe even during the critical phase following nucleus extraction. The procedure is therefore safer, faster, more economical and suture-induced astigmatism is avoided. Clinical experience after 2… CONTINUE READING