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Sumit Garg, ASCRS 2021: Pterygia – Clinical Characteristics and Surgical Risks

Published Online: August 23rd 2021

It was a pleasure to catch up with Sumit Garg (Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA), who spoke about the clinical characteristics of pterygium, the risks of surgical removal and improved outcomes from conjunctival autograft, adjunctive amniotic membrane transplantation and intraoperative mitomycin C.

Questions

  1. Could you give us a brief overview of pterygium and its clinical characteristics? (00:22)
  2. What are the risks of the surgical removal of a pterygium? (00:52)
  3. How have conjunctival autograft, adjunctive amniotic membrane transplantation and intraoperative mitomycin C, improved outcomes? (01:32)

Speaker Disclosure: Sumit Garg has no financial or non-financial relationships or activities to declare in relation to this interview.

Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media Ltd. Interview conducted by Lisa Glass.

Filmed in coverage of ASCRS 2021.

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