Fifteen patients were treated with simultaneous pterygium and intraocular surgery. Eleven of them had pterygium excision with cataract extraction, while four had pterygium excision with trabeculectomy. There was no evidence of increased risk of pterygium recurrence or of complications following cataract operation or trabeculectomy as a result of the combined procedure. In an environment where pterygium is endemic and medical facilities inadequate a combined procedure is recommended to save time and cost.
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