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Recent Management of Double Pterygium: A Hospital Based Study

Dr. Vinitkumar S Kamble

Abstract: Recent management of double pterygium: A hospital based study ( DR. VINITKUMAR S KAMBLE , MBBS, DNB ,FELLOW IN ANTERIOR SEGMENT OPHTHALMOLOGY, SCEH EYE HOSPITAL ,LAHAN ,NEPAL ) Abstract : Purpose: To describe a recent management of conjunctivo-limbal autografting (CLA) for double pterygium in single eye & to evaluate post surgical outcome on follow up . Method: A total 6 months prospective short study in which fifteen (15) patients were selected who had double pterygium in one eye & serial analysis of 15 eyes of surgically managed double pterygium was done . The conjunctivo-limbal autograft from Nasal & Temporal pterygium in same eye was taken from the neck-body of pterygium on either side & the harvested conjunctivo-limbal autograft from the neck-body of the nasal pterygium was transferred to temporal pterygium & similarly temporal autograft nasally with minimal loss of limbal stem cells. The patients were followed up per month to check for any recurrence or complications. Result: No recurrence or other complications was noted in any patient. Conclusion : Transferring conjunctival autograft harvested from neck- body of nasal & temporal pterygia in the same eye to utilize for autografting in temporal & nasal pterygium in double pterygium is less complicated & useful procedure for double headed pterygium .

Keywords: Keywords : conjunctivo-limbal autografting (CLAG), limbal stem cell dysfunction (LSCD), limbal stem cells (LSC), AMG (Amniotic membrane graft), Vicryl (Ethicon) Polyglactin

Country: India, Subject Area: Optics & Laser Technology

Pages: 187 - 189

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019

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Dr. Vinitkumar S Kamble, "Recent Management of Double Pterygium: A Hospital Based Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR),, Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019, 187 - 189

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