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Corneal Purse String Suture for Open Globe Repair

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Title: Corneal Purse String Suture for Open Globe Repair
Author: Lloyd Williams, MD
Date: 11/16/2011
Keywords/Main Subjects: Open globe; Corneal laceration; Purse-string suture
Diagnosis: Corneal laceration
Brief Description: These are two case presentations of corneal lacerations that resulted in an open globes. Each was repaired with a purse string suture as well as traditional sutures. The technique of a purse-string suture is discussed as are the techniques for suturing corneal lacerations. 
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15531
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