Fixation sutures in the implantation of a flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens. Use in the presence of a sector iridectomy.

  • P M Cherry
  • Published 1983 in Archives of ophthalmology
A technique is described for the safe implantation of a flexible anterior chamber intraocular lens in the presence of a sector iridectomy. The lens is inserted diagonally and two 10-0 polypropylene fixation sutures are used to attach one of the loops to the inner aspect of the corneal wound.