Abstract

A STUDY OF MANAGEMENT OF PTERYGIUM: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

Author(s): Trimurthulu Bunga1, Lakshmojinaidu Kotipalli2

PURPOSE To study the results of various surgical techniques in the management of Pterygium.

METHODS 50 patients were selected for detailed study of Pterygium. Out of 290 cases only those willing to undergo surgery were taken up for the study. RESULTS The recurrence rate of Pterygium depends on length of Pterygium, type of Pterygium and age.

CONCLUSION Progressive Pterygium in young patients are more prone for recurrence.