Ophthalmic Implants, Eye Muscle Sheath

Definition : Ophthalmic implants made of non-reactive material (usually silicone) that are formed into sheaths and surgically attached to the extraocular muscles at the posterior end of the sheath and to the sclera of the eye at the anterior end of the sheath (usually by means of sutures) and that serve as a template for connective tissue growth to promote attachment of the extraocular muscles to the sclera. Since the material of the sheath does not react with the connective tissue overgrowth, it can later be removed when the fibrous growth and muscle attachment is complete. Eye muscle sheath ophthalmic implants are used to correct strabismus caused by esotropias or Duane's syndrome.

Entry Terms : "Sleeves, Eye Muscle" , "Eye Muscle Sheath Ophthalmic Implants" , "Eye Muscle Sleeves" , "Sheaths, Eye Muscle"

UMDC code : 16074

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Fortrad Eye Instruments

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GrohnFortrad Eye Instruments was founded in 1982 by Karl and Inge Grohn with the goal of providing high-quality-at-low-prices products. For over a quarter of a century, Fortrad has helped many US, Canadian, and worldwide customers reduce their costs without any quality sacrifice.

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