Int J Retina Vitreous 2021 Apr 15;7(1):33. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Retina and Vitreus Department, Asociacion para Evitar la Ceguera en México, IAP, Vicente García Torres 46, Col. Barrio San Lucas, Coyoacan, 04030, Mexico City, Mexico.
Background: Fibrin glue is an absorbable blood-derived product, a biological tissue adhesive which imitates the final stages of the coagulation cascade, it produces a firm clot, forming a seal along the whole length of the wound, the resultant fibrin clot degrades physiologically into granulation tissue 2 weeks after the application. Biological glue has been used extensively in many forms of surgical procedures. Its use in eye surgery has grown lately as we have evidence that showed it was effective in securing conjunctival grafts in pterygium surgery, in securing wounds after glaucoma surgery and more importantly in 20G and 23G vitrectomy. Read More