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Removal of Silicone Oil from an IOL using the “Hydraulic Squeegee”

  Channels: Retina | Posted 9/8/2009

Silicone oil adherence to the surface of an IOL made of silicone can obstruct visualization. Christopher Riemann, MD, describes his "hydraulic squeegee" technique for oil removal using a bent cannula to create a jet stream of BSS to dislodge the viscid silcone oil from the posterior side of the IOL.

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