Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Cornea: suturing

Contributor(s): Paul Gerding

Introduction

  • Penetrating corneal injuries must be repaired to provide watertight seal.

Uses

  • → Corneal trauma.
  • → Corneal repair following surgery deep to the cornea.
  • → Repair of a descemetocele.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

  • Good.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Eisner G (1990)Suturing the cornea and selena.In:Eye Surgery - an introduction to operative technique.2nd edn. Eisner G (ed). Berlin, Springer-Verlag. pp 162-190.
  • Severin G A (1976)Veterinary Ophthalmology Notes.2nd edn. Fort Collins, Co.


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