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Comparative study of intraoperative mitomycin C and β irradiation in pterygium surgery
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    Beta irradiation in pterygium surgery
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      • Jimmy S.M. Lai, Clement C.Y. Tham, Dennis S.C. Lam

    We read with interest the study that compared intraoperative mitomycin C to beta irradiation in primary pterygium surgery.

    The authors rightly commented that long term complications of beta-irradiation, such as scleral necrosis, may arise more than 10 years after the irradiation. Longer follow-ups are necessary to reveal such complications.

    We performed primary pterygium excision...

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