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    Mucous Membrane Graft for Lid Margin Keratinization

    9th Annual Global Video Contest
    Cornea/External Disease, Trauma

    Lid margin keratinization is most commonly associated with the chronic phase of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Repetitive friction of the keratinized lid margin during blinking results in corneal microtrauma, leading to epitheliopathy, corneal vascularization, and limbal stem cell deficiency. In this video, Dr. Luis Rodriguez demonstrates how to replace the keratinized lid margin with oral mucosa in order to improve the conjunctival milieu and reduce fibrosis and inflammation.

    Additional author: Dr. Ramya Ravindran.