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2012, 24(1): 77-81 Back to browse issues page
Brief report: External Eye Resurfacing through Conjunctival-limbal-corneal Allograft: A Surgical Technique
Mehdi HosseiniTehrani Dr., S-Farzad Mohammadi Dr. * , Asou AliMahmoudi Dr., Vandad Farhady
, sfmohamm@razi.tums.ac.ir
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We are describing a new surgical approach in the management of advanced ocular surface cicatrization through a single procedure conjunctival-limbal-corneal allograft in which the external eye is resurfaced it involves a lamellar corneolimbal keratoplasty, 360° limbal stem cell transfer (on a “bipedicle” conjunctival-corneal carrier), and conjunctival tissue transplantation - all in a single continuous sheet but with two edges for suturing: donor corneal-limbal edge to recipient’s scleral-limbal edge (avoiding overlying stem cell element of the donor tissue) and donor’s and recipient’s conjunctival edges fornices would be reconstructed if needed.

 

Keywords: Corneal Limbal Allograft, Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency, Ocular Surface Reconstruction
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HosseiniTehrani M, Mohammadi S, AliMahmoudi A, Farhady V. Brief report: External Eye Resurfacing through Conjunctival-limbal-corneal Allograft: A Surgical Technique. Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2012; 24 (1) :77-81
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