Surgical strategies for fornix reconstruction based on symblepharon severity.

@article{Kheirkhah2008SurgicalSF,
  title={Surgical strategies for fornix reconstruction based on symblepharon severity.},
  author={Ahmad Kheirkhah and Gabriela M Blanco and Victoria E Casas and Yasutaka Hayashida and V. Hemanth Kumar Raju and Scheffer C. G. Tseng},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={146 2},
  pages={266-275}
}
PURPOSE To identify surgical strategies of fornix reconstruction for symblepharon graded according to the length from the limbus to the lid margin, to the width, and to associated inflammation. DESIGN Retrospective, comparative, interventional case series. METHODS In 61 eyes with symblepharon, cicatrix lysis and amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) were performed with sutures (n = 34) or fibrin glue (n = 27) together with (n = 47) or without (n = 14) intraoperative mitomycin C (MMC… CONTINUE READING