pterygium


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either of two thickened triangular layers of conjunctiva extending from the nasal edge of the eye to the cornea

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In this retrospective review, 556 eyes representing 535 patients (291 males 244 females), who had pterygium excision (527 primary, 29 recurrent) were treated with adjunctive cryopreserved amniotic membrane (Amniograft).
Out of the 18(36%) cases of pterygium, there was recurrence in 5(27.
45 Conjunctival autograft is considered as the gold standard for pterygium surgery in terms of efficacy and safety.
Pterygium unguis formation in porokeratosis of Mibelli.
However, there were systemic conditions such as diabetes mellitus or local diseases such as pterygium, pingeucula or meibomian gland dysfunction in seronegative patient with dry eye.
Patients with a previous history of active ocular infection, ocular inflammation, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, contact lens wear, corneal dystrophies, dry eyes, ocular trauma, ocular surgery, glaucoma, uveitis, corneal opacities, pterygium, trichiasis, entropion or patients having pan- retinal photocoagulation were excluded from this study.
4) The occurrence of different leprosy-related eye complications in LL hansen's and Type II lepra reaction is about 44%, which includes ocular muscle weakness, lagophthalmos, ectropion, trichiasis, entropion, blocked nasolacrimal ducts, pterygium, impaired corneal sensation, corneal opacity, corneal nerve beading, punctate keratitis, iris atrophy, blindness, episcleritis, scleritis, iridocyclitis, iris atrophy and decreased visual acuity, corneal ulcer and cataract.
8) and Pterygium, growth of conjunctiva extending towards cornea (Fig.
Any condition that could either influence the results of IOP measurement or render IOP measurement difficult such as patients' non-cooperation, ocular conditions like keratoconus, pterygium, high degree of astigmatism, active conjunctival and corneal diseases and corneal opacities were excluded from this study.
As well as seven of the genes connected to RP, PDG can test for two genes for macular dystrophy, and genes associated with congenital cataracts, retinoblastoma and a fatal form of pterygium, among other eye health-related conditions.
Pterygium is a common fibrovascular proliferative disease affecting the ocular surface and may cause problems such as irritation and vision problems.
His specialist found he had a large growth called a pterygium on his eye.
Physiopathology and differential diagnosis of pterygium
Pterygium is a benign wedge shaped fibrovascular growth of conjunctiva that extends onto the cornea.