A simple method of repairing inadvertent filtering blebs after cataract surgery

William E. Bruner, A. Edward Maumenee, Walter J. Stark

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Abstract

We have developed a simple, safe, and effective procedure for repairing inadvertent filtering blebs after cataract surgery with several interrupted 7-0 or 8-0 silk sutures placed externally over the bleb and through the wound cleft, and without opening the conjunctiva or the anterior chamber. We have treated more than 20 eyes successfully with this method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)794-796
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Volume91
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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