University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Suture Tying in Small Steps

  1. Practicing picking up the suture end with the left hand
  2. Practicing with the angled tiers
  3. Practicing with the colibri to march down the graft edge
  4. The colibri forceps should be 45 degrees to the cornea when grabbing
  5. Practicing with the colibri marching down the host edge

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last updated: 05/05/2014
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