• Scleral fixation for secondary IOL can be efficient if mastered

    1 month ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - Using scleral fixation can be an effective and efficient method of implanting a secondary IOL, according to an expert at Retina Subspecialty Day at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.
    Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA, said there are several options for patients who do not have adequate capsular support for secondary IOLs, but the use of trocar-based sutureless scleral-fixated IOLs has gained popularity.
    “This has become my go-to technique,” she said. “I not only find it very effective, but it can be incredibly efficient once the technique is mastered.”
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