Ophthalmic Sutures and Needles

  • Parul Ichhpujani
  • Priya Goyal
Part of the Current Practices in Ophthalmology book series (CUPROP)


“Surgical suture” is a medical device that helps to approximate and hold body tissues after a surgery or an injury.

Suggested Readings

  1. 1.
    Albis-Donado O, Bhartiya S, Casale-Vargas G. Sutures and needles in ophthalmology. In: Ichhpujani P, Spaeth GL, Yanoff M, editors. Expert techniques in ophthalmic surgery. 1st ed. Vijayawada: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher; 2015. p. 25–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kashiwabuchi F, Parikh KS, Omiadze R, et al. Development of absorbable, antibiotic-eluting sutures for ophthalmic surgery. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2017;6(1):1.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parul Ichhpujani
    • 1
  • Priya Goyal
    • 1
  1. 1.Glaucoma Services, Department of OphthalmologyGovernment Medical College and HospitalChandigarhIndia

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