1) The pterygium was then lifted from the body by giving stab incisions on its either side through the conjunctiva excised from bulbar conjunctiva and peeled off the corneal surface removing the tenon's capsule and episcleral from underneath.
A 32yr old female presented with painless progressive growth from the bulbar conjunctiva near the inner canthus of the right eye along with swelling of the right upper eyelid and superomedial quadrant of the right orbit for five years.
One-hundred-and-three eyes of 99 consecutive patients undergoing routine cataract surgery were randomised to receive SCA either to the superior bulbar conjunctiva (n=52) or the inferior bulbar conjunctiva (n=51).
Patients with "oketsu" syndrome revealed impairment of microcirculation on the basis of observiation of the blood flow of their bulbar conjunctiva by means of a video-microscope system (Terasawa et al.
Thus, carefully lifting the eyelids away will usually reveal normal bulbar conjunctiva (the white part of the eyeball) in the protected, unexposed areas and marked redness in the exposed, irritated areas when irritation is the cause of the conjunctivitis.