University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Siepser Suture Iris Reconstruction

Thomas A. Oetting, MS, MD

This video illustrates the technique for repair of a simple defect in the iris using the Siepser sliding knot. This technique extends the basic technique of a retrievable suture from McCannel and can be used for iris fixation to the IOL as well as reconstruction.

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Length: 2:10

last updated: 08-20-2010


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