Transplanting Limbal Tissue No Better Than Plain Conjunctiva In Pterygium Surgery

February 17, 2012

Feb. Ophthalmology: Researchers compared autografting conjunctiva to conjunctiva plus limbal tissue, combined with mitomycin application, and found excellent results for both with no difference. Allow me to remind everyone that conjunctiva autografting with fibrin glue is superior to amniotic membrane and should be standard of care, if you ask me, in the clinic where we treat Black and Hispanic  populations.




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