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English term or phrase:gauge/blade/a figure-of-eight suture/canthal tissue
removal of cataracts in horses: to allow adequate exposure of the globe a lateral canthotomy is performed. a 19-or 20-gauge, sterile disposable hypodermic needle is introduced under the conjunctiva. a n°65 blade is used to make a 5 mm incision. a figure-of-eight suture is used to appose the canthal tissue and 3-0 or 4-0 sutures in a simple and interrupted pattern are used to complete skin closure