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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