Conjunctival excision with autograft using sandwich technique
by Ali Fadlallah J, Ali Marc Fava, Ali Steve Robinson, Ali Catherine Choi, Ali Georges El, Ali Samir Melki

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This video demonstrates sandwich fibrin glue technique for pterygium surgery. Pterygium is first removed from its adhesions to the cornea with blunt dissection. Injection of lidocaine 2% mixed with epinephrine to create a dissection plane between conjunctiva and underlying Tenon’s capsule. A suitable autograft is created with blunt dissection using Westcott scissors; its size matching the conjunctival defect to be covered. Fibrinogen component is first placed onto the bare scleral defect.

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