Staining ILM With Blood Instead of Dye

November 8, 2009

An article in Ophthalmology described a neat trick, using autologous blood on the macula after vitrectomy to help in peeling the ILM. Although dyes are used commonly, there have been a few articles suggesting it may not be 100% safe; if using blood is as effective, it may be worthwhile trying out.




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