Fibrin-glue assisted multilayered amniotic membrane transplantation in surgical management of pediatric corneal limbal dermoid: A novel approach

Amir Pirouzian, Hang Ly, Huck Holz, Rattehalli S. Sudesh, Roy S. Chuck

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Purpose: To report a new surgical technique for excising pediatric corneal limbal dermoid and the post-resection ocular surface reconstruction. Methods: We describe a method of deep lamellar excision followed by sutureless multilayered amniotic membrane transplantation in surgical management of corneal limbal dermoid. Result: This technique achieves a rapid corneal re-epithelization, reduces post-operative pain, and will diminish post-operative scarring. Preoperative corneal astigmatism will persist. Conclusion: This method offers an alternative surgical approach in comparison to simple excision in removal of simple pediatric corneal limbal dermoids.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-265
Number of pages5
JournalGraefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2011
Externally publishedYes



  • Amniotic membrane
  • Fibrin glue
  • Limbal dermoid
  • Pediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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