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Figure 1: Double crescentic edge separation to manage cap-lenticular adhesion in a case of SMILE. (a) Sinskey hook used to nudge adherent lenticule from overlying cap and create a crescentic gap to confirm the diagnosis of cap-lenticular adhesion (yellow arrows: Crescentic gap between stuck lenticule and overlying cap). (b) The procedure repeated at 9'o clock to create a similar crescentic area of separation (Yellow arrows: Double crescentic edge separation). (c) Microforceps used to grasp the separated lenticule edge at 3'o clock and peel it from the overlying cap till the midline. (d) Lenticule edge grasped at 9'o clock and the remaining half of the lenticule separated and extracted

Figure 1: Double crescentic edge separation to manage cap-lenticular adhesion in a case of SMILE. (a) Sinskey hook used to nudge adherent lenticule from overlying cap and create a crescentic gap to confirm the diagnosis of cap-lenticular adhesion (yellow arrows: Crescentic gap between stuck lenticule and overlying cap). (b) The procedure repeated at 9'o clock to create a similar crescentic area of separation (Yellow arrows: Double crescentic edge separation). (c) Microforceps used to grasp the separated lenticule edge at 3'o clock and peel it from the overlying cap till the midline. (d) Lenticule edge grasped at 9'o clock and the remaining half of the lenticule separated and extracted