Amar Agarwal

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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…
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Pinhole pupilloplasty enhances visual acuity, image quality

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2019
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Pinhole visual acuity assessment is an important form of preoperative examination performed in cases with higher-order refractive error that helps to…
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Modified technique addresses acute corneal hydrops

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2019
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Acute corneal hydrops occurs secondary to a tear in the Descemet’s membrane and results from aqueous seepage into the stroma, forming fluid…
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Jacob paper clip capsule stabilizer can help manage subluxated cataracts

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2018
Soosan Jacob, MS, FRCS, DNB; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Subluxated cataracts are managed depending on the degree of zonular dialysis. For a subluxation of up to one quadrant, a capsular tension ring may be…
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Twofold technique can be employed for iridodialysis repair

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2018
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
The term iridodialysis represents the disinsertion of the iris root from its base. It is mostly traumatic in nature, although it can be iatrogenic…
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Flanged intrascleral IOL fixation with double-needle technique

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2018
Shin Yamane, MD
The intrascleral IOL fixation technique was reported by Scharioth and Agarwal as a sutureless technique for IOL fixation. This technique has become a…