Cornea 2021 Aug 30. Epub 2021 Aug 30.
Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Services, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences; and Ocular Pathology Services, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the presence and pattern of autofluorescence and its related cytological changes in pterygium.
Methods: Eighty-six patients with unilateral pterygium and 76 controls were recruited. We graded pterygium, looked for autofluorescence, performed cytology of the nasal conjunctiva, repeated evaluation after 6 months, compared findings with controls, and assessed the progression of pterygium from photographs with the help of ImageJ software. Read More