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What is Healon?

Healon is a substance that's used to help with certain eye surgeries. It may be used during cataract removal, corneal transplants, retinal attachment surgeries and glaucoma surgeries. Healon is injected into the eye to help separate and hold eye tissue, making surgical procedures easier. Healon is a viscous substance that's injected into the eye by a doctor while performing surgery. Talk to your doctor if you have questions about Healon.

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