Amar Agarwal

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Addresses complicated cases and developing technology.

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Handshake riveting flanged technique an option for intrascleral IOL fixation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Priya Narang, MS
The flanged double-needle technique has been described by Yamane and colleagues for secured fixation of an IOL transsclerally. Threading of the…
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Corneal allogenic intrastromal ring segments a new option to treat keratoconus

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2019
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Keratoconus has been successfully treated with synthetic intrastromal corneal ring segments for many years now; however, there is an associated risk…
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Chord mu: a new reference marker and its clinical relevance

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Angle kappa has long been a point of consideration for adequate centration of multifocal IOLs. Good centration is important to maximize the visual…
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Measuring densitometry in PDEK eyes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2019
Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FRCS, FICO; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
The cornea is a transparent ocular structure. The transmission and refraction of light through the cornea depend primarily on a highly specialized…
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Four-flanged intrascleral IOL fixation technique: Where are we?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
Sergio Canabrava, MD; Ana Carolina Canedo, MD; Pedro Henriques Rezende, MD; Natan Halabi, MD; Ana Clara Rezende, MD
In recent years, several IOL fixation techniques have been proposed. Nowadays the tendency is to evolve from time-consuming techniques that use knots…
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Riveting with double-flanged polypropylene suture helps repair iridodialysis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2019
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Iridodialysis is often an accompanied clinical sign seen in cases with trauma. Occasionally it can be iatrogenic in nature, too. Numerous techniques…
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Scaffolding helps decrease risk for graft detachment in complex DMEK/PDEK cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2019
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
One of the major problems in endothelial keratoplasty is graft detachment or dislocation. This is more common in thin membrane endothelial…
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Management method addresses couching complications

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Cataract surgery by “couching” is one of the oldest surgical procedures, first described by Maharshi Sushruta, an ancient Indian surgeon…
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OCT used as a tool for pupilloplasty evaluation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FRCS, FICO
OCT is based on the principle of Michelson interferometry. It uses a near infrared wavelength source for visualization of ocular structures. There…
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Purkinje image for centration of pinhole pupilloplasty

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Priya Narang, MS
Pinhole pupilloplasty, or PPP, has been described as a surgical technique to enhance the visual and image quality in cases with higher-order…