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Figure 1: Separate limbal-conjunctival autograft transplantations harvested from the inferior conjunctiva. One graft is cropped from the inferior limbus and the other from the more inferior bulbar conjunctiva. Each is secured to the denuded limbus (a) and the most posterior conjunctival defect (b) to ensure limbal stem-cell restoration and deep fornix reconstruction, respectively. The bare sclera between the two secured grafts is left uncovered (c). This technique enables the surgeon to manage the extensive conjunctival defect, after thorough pterygium excision, with an under-sized graft harvested from inferior conjunctiva, while keeping the superior conjunctiva intact

Figure 1: Separate limbal-conjunctival autograft transplantations harvested from the inferior conjunctiva. One graft is cropped from the inferior limbus and the other from the more inferior bulbar conjunctiva. Each is secured to the denuded limbus (a) and the most posterior conjunctival defect (b) to ensure limbal stem-cell restoration and deep fornix reconstruction, respectively. The bare sclera between the two secured grafts is left uncovered (c). This technique enables the surgeon to manage the extensive conjunctival defect, after thorough pterygium excision, with an under-sized graft harvested from inferior conjunctiva, while keeping the superior conjunctiva intact