Minor ipsilateral simple limbal epithelial transplantation (mini-SLET) for pterygium treatment

@inproceedings{HernndezBogantes2015MinorIS,
  title={Minor ipsilateral simple limbal epithelial transplantation (mini-SLET) for pterygium treatment},
  author={Erick Hern{\'a}ndez-Bogantes and Guillermo Amescua and Alejandro Navas and Yonathan Garfias and Arturo Ramirez-Miranda and Alejandro Lichtinger and Enrique O. Graue-Hern{\'a}ndez and Alexandra Abdala-Figuerola and Andrew Olivo-Payne},
  booktitle={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2015}
}
We describe a novel surgical technique for pterygium removal taking advantage of the properties of amniotic membrane and limbal epithelial stem cells. A total of 10 eyes underwent pterygium excision with amniotic membrane coverage of the bare sclera and placement of pieces of limbal epithelium in a linear fashion in the affected limbal area covered by a… CONTINUE READING