Comparison of the effectiveness of mitomycin-C and Viscoat on delayed adjustable strabismus surgery in rabbits


Cengiz Y., Altintas O., Ay G., Caglar Y.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.15, pp.530-535, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.530-535

Abstract

PURPOSE. To determine a way to prevent the formation of adhesions and delay the time of suture adjustment in the course of adjustable strabismus surgery, an animal study was performed to assess and compare the effects of mitomycin C (Mit-C) and viscoelastic material Viscoat (sodium hyaluronate 3% and chondroitin sulphate 4%, Alcon, Fort Worth, TX).