TITLE

Amniotic membrane lowers chance of pterygium recurrence

AUTHOR(S)
Charters, Lynda
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;9/15/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the significance of complete excision in addressing the pathology of conjunctiva. Benefits of amniotic membrane in lowering the chances of pterygium recurrence; Description of pterygium; Components of the pterygium.
ACCESSION #
10816221

 

Related Articles

  • Sagging lids are optometry's responsibility. BLOOMENSTEIN, MARC R. // Optometry Times;Nov2014, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p9 

    The article discusses optometry's responsibility in treating conjunctival chalasis (CCh). Topics covered include ocuplastic surgeon referral, CCh surgery as an outpatient procedure involving the use of amniotic tissue, and the use of placental tissue to stimulate the healing of recalcitrant...

  • Otozomal Resesif Distrofik Epidermolizis Bülozada Yaklaşım. Yaycıoğlu, Rana Altan; Akova, Yonca Aydın; Kaya, Fatma Selin; Oto, Sibel // Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology / Turk Oftalmoloji Dergisi;Mar2010, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p107 

    Purpose: To present the treatment approach to ocular complications in two cases with autosomal recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (EB) and to review the literature. Material and Method: Two teenage girls with EB, one with symblepharon (case 1) and the other with corneal opacity and...

  • The facts on amniotic fluid. Young, Stephanie // Glamour;Nov98, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p66 

    Presents some facts about amniotic fluid, which cushions and protects a growing baby. Its circulation; Measurement of amniotic fluid.

  • Comparison of conjunctival autograft transplantation and amniotic membrane transplantation for pterygium: a meta-analysis. Li, Meiyan; Zhu, Min; Yu, Yongfu; Gong, Lan; Zhao, Naiqing; Robitaille, Mark // Graefe's Archive of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology;Mar2012, Vol. 250 Issue 3, p375 

    Background: Conjunctival autograft transplantation (CAT) and amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) are two widely used techniques for pterygium treatment. However, previous studies comparing the outcomes of CAT and AMT have generally had small sample sizes and conflicting results. The aim of...

  • T-cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia Presenting as Red Eye. Alwadani, Fahad // Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology;Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p77 

    T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) is a rare, highly aggressive, mature T-cell neoplasm. Ocular involvement in T-PLL is very rarely described in the literature. There are only two reports in the literature documenting conjunctival involvement in cases with T-PLL. Conjunctival involvement may...

  • Expression of Nitric Oxide Synthase in Primary and Recurrent Pterygium. Emre, Sinan; Vatansever, Seda H.; Türköz, Elgin; Kayıkçıoğlu, Özcan R. // Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology / Turk Oftalmoloji Dergisi;Jun2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p166 

    Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of different nitric oxide synthases (NOSs) in primary and recurrent pterygia and to investigate the probable role of any nitric oxide synthase on pterygium recurrence. Materials and Method: Specimens of 40 primary pterygia and 10...

  • Primer ve Nüks Pterjium Patogenezinde Mast Hücrelerinin Rolü. Deveci, Hülya; Yücetürk, Ayla; Yardım, Bengü Günay; Aydın, Saime // Turkish Journal of Ophthalmology / Turk Oftalmoloji Dergisi;Jun2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p183 

    Purpose: In this study, we aimed to investigate the roles of mast cells in pterygium pathogenesis and to compare the number of mast cells in primary and recurrent pterygium. Material and Method: In this study, we evaluated 49 eyes of 49 outpatients with pterygium and the 2 eyes of 1 outpatient...

  • Treatment of ligneous conjunctivitis with amniotic membrane transplantation and topical cyclosporine. Tok, Ozlem Yalcin; Kocaoglu, Fatma Akbas; Tok, Levent; Burcu, Ayse; Ornek, Firdevs // Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2012, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p563 

    Ligneous conjunctivitis (LC) is a rare form of bilateral chronic recurrent disease in which thick membranes form on the palpebral conjunctiva and other mucosal sites. We report the clinical features and describe the management of two cases. Case 1 was an 8-month-old patient with bilateral...

  • Case of recurrence of spiradenoma in palpebral conjunctiva. Oie, Shinya; Sawada, Akira; Mochizuki, Kiyofumi; Tsuji, Kozue; Hirose, Yoshinobu; Saigo, Chiemi; Yoshikawa, Hiroshi // BMC Ophthalmology;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1 

    Background To report a rare case of a recurrence of spiradenoma that developed in the upper eyelid. Case presentation A 49-year-old woman who had a second recurrence of a tumor in the right palpebral conjunctiva underwent local resection of the lesion with adjunctive cryotherapy to the surgical...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics