Table 2

Clinical details of patients included in group 2 (healing conjunctival epithelium prevented from extending across the limbus)

AgeSexEyeInjuryArea of defectClock hours of limbus involvedNo of scrapes Duration to complete healing
47MRDetergent58%4214 days
22MRDetergent42.4%4212 days
28MRAlcohol60%5214 days
31MLDetergent45%3110 days
  • Advancing sheet of healing conjunctiva was scraped 5–7 mm away from the limbus to allow limbal healing to complete.