Recurrence and complications after 1,000 surgeries using pterygium extended removal followed by extended conjunctival transplant.

@article{Hirst2012RecurrenceAC,
  title={Recurrence and complications after 1,000 surgeries using pterygium extended removal followed by extended conjunctival transplant.},
  author={Lawrence W Hirst},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2012},
  volume={119 11},
  pages={2205-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To document the recurrence rate and complication rate of pterygium extended removal followed by extended conjunctival transplant. DESIGN An open, prospective study of consecutive pterygium patients undergoing pterygium extended removal followed by extended conjunctival transplant. PARTICIPANTS AND CONTROLS The study included 1000 consecutive patients undergoing pterygium surgery between August 2001 and September 2009. INTERVENTIONS All patients underwent pterygium extended… CONTINUE READING
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