Pterygium surgery often presents a challenge to ophthalmic surgeons due to a high tendency for tissue regrowth. Pterygium: Techniques and Technologies for Surgical Success presents the latest advances in ocular surface surgery and new methods to overcome the traditional complications of pterygium surgery.
Dr. John Hovanesian and his contributors address the shortcomings of conventional pterygium surgery through a detailed compilation of intraoperative and postoperative patient management. Delivering the latest breakthrough advances in the field, such as fibrin tissue adhesive and amniotic membrane transplantation, this resource presents the newest range of treatment therapies step-by-step.
Some Topics Include:
- Use of fibrin tissue adhesive
- Conjunctival autograft techniques, including wide margin autograft
- Amniotic membrane techniques and pearls
- Mitomycin and 5FU Adjuncts
- Postoperative complications management, including the surgical approach to recurrences
Pterygium: Techniques and Technologies for Surgical Success is an indispensible resource for ophthalmic surgeons, residents, fellows, and assisting staff who must keep up with the latest ocular procedures regarding pterygium surgery.