Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 6

Conjunctival Closure in Strabismus Surgery with ‘Tent-up’ Technique

Mayank Jain*, Roshani Desai, Simranjeet Aulakh and Hiruni Wijesinghe

Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology, Ankur Eye Hospital, India

*Corresponding Author: Mayank Jain, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology, Ankur Eye Hospital, India.

Received: April 18, 2022; Published: May 4, 2022

Abstract

Closure of the conjunctiva during strabismus surgery can be expedited with the help of a pair of Moody curved fixation forceps. Fixing the forceps at the edges of the conjunctival incision creates tenting of the conjunctiva which ensures a tenon-free closure. Not only is this technique time-saving, but it can be done without the additional need for an assistant. Strabismus surgeons can adopt this simple and effective technique to reduce the surgical time and provide optimum healing of conjunctiva.

Keywords: Conjunctival Closure; Strabismus Surgery; Tent-up Technique; Surgical Technique; Surgical Instruments; Moody Curved Fixation Forceps

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Citation

Citation: Mayank Jain., et al. “Conjunctival Closure in Strabismus Surgery with ‘Tent-up’ Technique".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.6 (2022): 16-17.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Mayank Jain., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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