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Symblepharon repair with lower fornix reconstruction with conjunctival autograft

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First Author: R.Malik INDIA

Co Author(s):    S. Kumar                    

Abstract Details


Purpose of the procedure was to exterminate a recurrent lower lid symblepharon following a fire cracker injury.


Subharti Medical College, Meerut, UP, India


Diagnosis of L/E Moderate total symblepharon of lower lid and cornea was made. The patient underwent L/E Symblepharonectomy with conjunctival autograft transplantation with inferior fornix repair. Post operatively, a made-to-order clear pupil Contact lens was ordered for the L/E.


Post operatively, a well formed lower fornix, and with the contact lens, the left eye was identical to the right.


Conjunctival autograft serves a good method for lower fornix reconstruction in cases of moderate degree of symblepharon.

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