A simple snare for transscleral fixation of dislocated intraocular lenses.

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PURPOSE The construction and use of a surgical snare in retrieving and securing posterior chamber intraocular lenses is described. METHODS The snare consists of a 10-O polypropylene suture threaded into a 25-gauge retrobulbar needle. This is used after a pars plana vitrectomy to retrieve the dislocated intraocular lens. The needle attached to the… (More)

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