Pterygium Excision

Pterygium is a degenerative condition of the subconjunctival tissue in which the conjunctiva starts encroaching the cornea.

It's a very common ocular disease in areas of hot, humid and dry climatic conditions. People who are more exposed to UV radiations are more prone for this condition. Rajasthan being a dry and dusty climatic state, quite a number of people suffer from this condition.

  • Slit lamp evaluation
  • Test for dry eye
  • Pterygium Excision with Free Conjunctivolimbal Autograft

    In this procedure, under microscopic guidance, the pterygium is excised, and conjunctival Limbal graft is applied to cover the bare sclera.

  • Pterygium Excision with Amniotic Membrane Graft

    In this procedure, pterygium is excised and amniotic membrane graft is placed to cover the bare sclera.

  • Pterygium Excision with Application of Mytomycin- C Followed by Conjunctival Autograft

    In recurrent cases, application of Mitomycin reduces recurrence rate.


What are the benefits & risks of Pterygium Excision?

The outcomes of Pterygium Excision depend on several factors and conditions suffered by the patient in the past.

The benefits of Pterygium Excision include

  • Cosmesis
  • Relieve from symptoms
  • Reduction of astigmatism
  • Visual rehabilitation

The risks of Pterygium Excision include

  • Eye infections
  • Recurrence
  • Corneal opacity

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