Split-conjunctival grafts for double-head pterygium

Maheshwari, Sejal
March 2005
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2005, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
journal article
Purpose: To describe the technique of split-conjunctival grafts (SCG) for double-head pterygia and to evaluate its postoperative outcome.Method: A retrospective analysis of seven eyes with primary double-head pterygium was done. All eyes received pterygium excision with split-conjunctival grafts harvested from the superior quadrant. All patients were followed up for recurrence of the lesion and incidence of complications.Results: No recurrence was noted with a mean follow-up of 17.7 +/- 6 months.Conclusion: Split-conjunctival graft is a useful procedure for double-head pterygium.


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