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McCabe Belt Loop Technique for Scleral Fixation

  Channels: Cataract Surgery | Posted 5/10/2019

The McCabe Belt Loop Technique for Scleral Fixation is a novel technique for fixating a dislocated intraocular lens implant (PCIOL) to the sclera. A cut piece of 5-0 prolene is used to create a 'belt loop' around the haptic with the ends externalized and treated with low temperature cautery to create a flange. The flange is then tucked under conjunctiva and lays flush against the eye wall. The dislocated multifocal IOL is repositioned and perfectly centered and stable with no loss of vitreous.

Cataract • Cataract Surgery • Dislocated IOL, subluxed IOL • Intraocular lens, IOL, IOLs • Multifocal IOLs • Scleral-fixated IOL • yamane technique


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