DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20173658

Management of pterygium in a case of post radial keratotomy

Arjun Srirampur, Anupama Kalwad, Ganga Prasad Amula, Satish Agraharam

Abstract


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. 


Keywords


Pterygium, Radial keratotomy, Fibrin glue, Astigmatism

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