Healon

Healon®

Ophthalmology A viscoelastic material used in capsulorrhexis and foldable intraocular lens implant procedures. See Intraocular lens.
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Effect of Healon 5, 4 and other viscoelastic substances on intraocular pressure and endothelium after cataract surgery.
In another study, different viscoelastic materials were used, and while Healon GV (1.4% sodium hyaluronate) was associated with the largest increase in the postoperative IOP, Viscoat was associated with the lowest increase (12).
The conjunctiva was penetrated, apart from the bleb, using a 30 G needle, and Healon V (AMO Japan, Tokyo, Japan) was injected into the bleb.
A capsulorhexis was created using a cystotome needle after filling the anterior chamber with a viscoadaptive ophthalmic viscosurgical device (OVD): Opegan (Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Osaka, Japan) and/or Healon or Healon 5 (Abbott Medical Optics).
With the aid of Healon GV (Abbott Laboratories Inc., Abbott Park, IL, USA), Descemet's membrane and endothelium were stripped from the recipient's cornea with a diameter of 8 mm.
Healon, which is a cohesive viscoelastic composed of sodium hyaluronate, was the first OVD introduced and is used routinely in cataract surgery.
Effect of Healon 5 and 4 other viscoelastic substances on intraocular pressure and endothelium after cataract surgery.
Viscoelastic agent (Healon, Advanced Medical Optics, Santa Ana, CA) was placed on the surface of the glide.
Teknik olarak TKYG uygulanirken once lezyondan uzak bir alandan MVR bicak ile yan giris acilip on kamaraya sodyum hyaluronat (10 mg/mL) (Healon; Pharmacia and Up John, Kalamazoo, MI) verilerek cerrahi icin yeterli on kamara derinligi saglandi.
The deep scleral flap is removed and the two ostia of the canal are dilated with high molecular weight hyaluronic acid (Healon GV), similarly to a viscocanalostomy.