Management of pterygium in a case of post radial keratotomy


  • Arjun Srirampur Anand Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Anupama Kalwad Anand Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Ganga Prasad Amula Anand Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Satish Agraharam Anand Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India



Pterygium, Radial keratotomy, Fibrin glue, Astigmatism


This study is a case of post radial keratotomy who underwent pterygium excision and its management. A 44 old high myope who underwent radial keratotomy more than a decade earlier underwent pterygium excision and conjunctval autograft. 6 months follow-up showed no recurrence of pterygium and improvement in corneal irregulalrity. Careful and meticulous dissection of pterygium over keratotomy wounds helps in prevention seroius complications during surgery. 


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