MAY 01, 2019
Cornea/External Disease, Pterygium
This video demonstrates the use of autologous glue as a substitute for fibrin glue or sutures in pterygium surgery. After the graft is layered down on the conjunctival defect, blood is drawn from the patient and centrifuged. The isolated plasma, which clots almost instantly, is then injected underneath the graft.
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