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The edge of AM is then tucked into the undermined edge and secured with 10/0 vicryl. The suture pass is directed firstly through the AM, then into the undermined groove and out through the corneal surface. When tied, the suture should be rotated in the same direction to tension the AM into the groove rather than dragging it back out. The tension must be such that the graft is held snugly and evenly in the base of the defect without the sutures being so tight that they tear out. A bandage contact lens is placed and topical antibiotic and lubricant eye drops are given.
WaveLight Allegretto platform) is similar but uses multiple incident laser beams (660 nm) derived from a wide laser beam passing through a screen with a number of holes. This grid of spots is projected onto the retina, and the reflected spots are detected. The distortions in the pattern are used to derive the aberrations. g. Tracey Visual Function Analyzer) is an alternative method of assessing aberrations. Essentially, this involves projecting a laser beam (650 nm for Tracey VFA) onto the retina and recording its reflected image position.
3 Pterygium and a slightly oversized area of conjunctiva marked with ink at the host site. A conjunctival graft which is too small may result in it being under tension, risking graft dehiscence or tethering to the caruncle which may limit abduction. As most host sites show healthy normal tissues, a direct separation of conjunctiva and Tenon capsule is possible with fine Westcott scissors. Some surgeons prefer to inject 1 % lignocaine with adrenaline on a 25G needle under the conjunctiva with the aim to raise a bleb.