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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 53-55

Split-Conjunctival Grafts for Double - head Pterygium

Cornea, and Refractive Surgery Service, Shri Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna, India

Correspondence Address:
Sejal Maheshwari
Shri Ganapati Netralaya, Devalgaonmantha Road Jalna - 431203
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.15286

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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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