Leaving bare sclera after pterygium excision is associated with higher morbidity and recurrence rates than covering the defect.
The recurrence rate after pterygium surgery may be lower with a conjunctival graft than with amniotic membrane.
Tissue glue can be used effectively to secure a conjunctival graft.
Lateral tarsorrhaphy is the most underutilized procedure for treatment of problems arising from corneal surface disease.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.