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A fibrin sealant for perforated and preperforated corneal ulcers.
  1. F M Lagoutte,
  2. L Gauthier and
  3. P R Comte
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Hôpital des Enfants, Bordeaux, France.

    Abstract

    Fibrin sealant is used to close perforated or preperforated corneal ulcers. In addition to the usual advantages of cyanoacrylates it is degraded physiologically and provides a good support for corneal healing. Corneal grafting can be avoided when contraindicated or postponed when conditions allow. This technique has been successful in nine eyes of eight patients.

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