A modified technique for conjunctival transplant.

  title={A modified technique for conjunctival transplant.},
  author={Eliza Laine Shaw},
  journal={The CLAO journal : official publication of the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Inc},
  volume={18 2},
  • Eliza Laine Shaw
  • Published 1992 in
    The CLAO journal : official publication of the…
An improved technique for the harvesting and placement of conjunctival autograft in complex, advanced and recurrent pterygia is presented. A paper template, fashioned to the approximate size of the pterygium excision site, is used to mark and subsequently transfer the conjunctival graft to the recipient bed. The template creates a strong, steady scaffold on which to orient and align the floppy conjunctival graft. This permits easier suturing and more accurate placement of the graft. We report a… CONTINUE READING