Pterygium

Known as: Surfer's eye, Pterygium, unspecified, Pterygium [Disease/Finding] 
An abnormal triangular fold of membrane in the interpalpebral fissure, extending from the conjunctiva to the cornea, being immovably united to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
AIM Evaluation of the benefits of a new technique for pterygium surgery with respect to postoperative pain and surgery time… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Pterygia are common ocular surface lesions that are thought to be induced by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To describe the distribution and risk factors for pterygium in the predominantly black population of the Barbados Eye… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
AIM To describe the prevalence of and risk factors for pterygium in a population based sample of residents of the Australian… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Pterygium is a relatively common eye disease in the tropics whose aetiology and pathogenesis remain uncertain. As such… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To present a quantitative analysis of pterygium and ocular sun exposure, a dose-response curve, and a discussion of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study is to determine whether amniotic membrane can be used as an alternative to conjunctival… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The use of topical mitomycin (mitomycin-C) as a medical adjunct to pterygium and glaucoma surgery is increasing… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The authors used an antineoplastic-antibiotic agent, mitomycin, in the form of eye drops as adjunctive treatment for primary and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The technique and results of conjunctival autograft transplantation for advanced and recurrent pterygium are presented for 57… (More)
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