Pterygium. Choice of operation

Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K (1962). 1981;101(1):192-4.


From our own experience of operating upon more than 1,000 eyes with pterygium it became apparent that success depends on the selection of the proper surgical technique for each individual patient. Factors taken into consideration for planning surgical management are mentioned and the surgical variations are described.

MeSH terms

  • Conjunctiva / transplantation
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Pterygium / surgery*
  • Surgical Flaps