Novel Use of ReSure Ophthalmic Sealant After 23-Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy

  • Enchun M Liu, MD
  • Gaurav K. Shah, MD
  • Video
  • Published 2015

The ReSure Ophthalmic Sealant was recently FDA approved for sealing clear corneal incisions after cataract surgery. It is a nontoxic synthetic polyethylene glycol hyrdogel that sloughs off the ocular surface after 1-3 days. Although it has not been FDA approved for vitrectomy cases, there are potential applications for sealing sclerotomy incisions specifically for patients with thin sclera or those who need repeat vitrectomies.

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