Wound Closure

  • Samar K. BasakEmail author
  • Soham Basak


There are two (or three) wounds which need to be closed during a SICS surgery, namely:


Anterior Chamber Interrupted Suture Sclera Flap Postoperative Endophthalmitis Conjunctival Flap 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cataract and CorneaDisha Eye HospitalsKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of PG EducationAravind Eye HospitalMaduraiIndia

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