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An innovation in developing world cataract surgery: sutureless extracapsular cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation

The benefits of sutureless cataract surgery have not been available to the majority of developing world patients. This report describes a surgical technique developed to gain the benefits of self-sealing sutureless techniques, without the need for costly, complex instrumentation, expensive consumables, or difficult nucleus fragmentation manoeuvres in the anterior chamber.

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Publication Date
Aug 28, 2000

Authors
Sanduk Ruit, Geoff Tabin, Reeta Gurung,

Full Citation
Ruit S, Paudyal G, Gurung R, Tabin G, Moran D, Brian G. An innovation in developing world cataract surgery: sutureless extracapsular cataract extraction with intraocular lens implantation. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2000;28(4):274-279. doi:10.1046/j.1442-9071.2000.00316.x