The use of mitomycin in pterygium surgery

Ann Ophthalmol. 1993 Nov;25(11):427-8.


We report on the use of mitomycin drops after the surgical removal of pterygiums in 70 patients. Our results justify the use of mitomycin as a standard postoperative procedure in preference to other treatments.

MeSH terms

  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Humans
  • Mitomycins / therapeutic use*
  • Ophthalmic Solutions
  • Prospective Studies
  • Pterygium / drug therapy*
  • Pterygium / surgery*
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Visual Acuity


  • Mitomycins
  • Ophthalmic Solutions