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J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008 Oct;34(10):1640-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2008.05.054.

Combined phacoemulsification and transpupillary removal of heavy silicone oil.

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  • 1Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Sunderland, United Kingdom. christopher.j.clark@mac.com

Abstract

We describe a technique for heavy silicone oil removal combined with phacoemulsification and intraocular lens insertion without scleral incisions or sutures using a modified 16-gauge cannula. The technique is less invasive than other techniques for removing silicone oil and does not interfere with the uveal tract or the peripheral retina.

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