Semin Ophthalmol 2019 1;34(7-8):465-472. Epub 2019 Aug 1.
Mark Nathaniel Thadikonda and Vijayamma Nannepaga Centre for Eye Care Education and Ophthalmic Biophysics (AM), L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.
Purpose: To study the factors influencing the response to treatment with interferon alfa 2b (IFN) in ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN)Methods: Retrospective study of 91 patientsResults: The mean age at presentation of patients with OSSN was 58 years (median, 60 years; range, 21 to 83 years). The mean number of clock hours of conjunctiva/cornea/limbus involvement by the tumor was 6 (median, 6; range, 1 to 12). The mean duration of topical IFN was 3 months (median, 3 months; range, 1 to 6 months) and the mean number of subconjunctival injections of IFN was 2 (median, 2; range, 0 to 6), till complete tumor regression or initiation of alternate treatment. Read More