Film 91482: Flaporrhexis Technique for Salvation of Incomplete Flap Dissection | ASCRS
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Film 91482: Flaporrhexis Technique for Salvation of Incomplete Flap Dissection
May 2023
Meeting: 2023 ASCRS Annual Meeting
Presenting Author: Jamel Corredores, MD
Additional Producers: Samer Abu Tair, MD, BA , CRNA; Eytan Nov, MD; David Smadja, MD; Benjamin Stern, MD
Category: New Techniques
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Incomplete dissection during femtosecond performance, can become a serious intraoperative complication. We propose flaphorrhexis technique, which implies identification of the incomplete cut area, followed by side cut and raster dissection and then lifting of the adjacent area in a circular manner. We believe this approach provides a safer way to complete the flap and decreases complication rate.

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