Behavior of skin grafts in treatment of recurrent pterygium

Ann Ophthalmol. 1977 Mar;9(3):352-6.


The use of split-thickness skin grafts affords a means of treating recurrent pterygiums and also presents an acceptable "white" eye. The additional application of beta ray therapy on the junction between the limbus and the skin graft will increase the percentage of success.

MeSH terms

  • Host vs Graft Reaction / radiation effects
  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Pterygium / prevention & control
  • Pterygium / surgery*
  • Recurrence
  • Skin Transplantation*
  • Transplantation, Autologous