A novel graft option after pterygium excision: platelet-rich fibrin for conjunctivoplasty

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Cakmak H. B., Can G. D., Can M. E., Cagil N.

EYE, vol.31, no.11, pp.1606-1612, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/eye.2017.109
  • Journal Name: EYE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1606-1612
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose To compare the surgical results, complications, and recurrence rates of primary pterygium excision with conjunctival autografts (CA) vs platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) grafts.