Scleral Patch Graft With a Suture Reinforcement Technique in Surgical Management of Necrotizing Scleritis With Ectasia

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Abstract

Purpose:

To describe a technique for reducing and reinforcing scleral thinning in cases of necrotizing scleritis with ectasia.

Methods:

Descriptive report of a surgical technique in 2 surgical cases with a video.

Results:

Successful repair and reduction in uveal prolapse from scleral thinning in 2 cases of necrotizing scleritis with ectasia with a suturing technique using overlapping (weave) compressive suturing over a scleral patch.

Conclusions:

In cases of necrotizing scleritis with ectasia in which there is perforation or prolapsing uvea, this technique should be considered.

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