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Sliding conjunctival flap: a simple management for primary pterygium

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First Author: T.Al-Khatib YEMEN

Co Author(s):    A. Thabit   T. Haider           

Abstract Details



Purpose:

to evaluate the sliding conjunctival flap as a simple management for pterygium.

Setting:

Thwarah Hospital Sana'a - Yemnen

Methods:

The study includes 60 eyes of 45 patients with pterygium, 25 were male and 20 females with the mean age of the patients was (39.31) year's range 20 - 60 years. Simple excision under local anesthesia was performed using an operating microscope with sliding conjunctival flap to cover the bare sclera

Results:

The recurrence rate was 4 cases ( 6.7%) after one year follow up. The most common complication was flap retraction and persistent hyperaemia.

Conclusions:

Sliding conjunctival flap is safe and easy procedure to perform for the management of pterygium as an alternative to conjunctival autograft. It has an acceptable recurrence rate. FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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