Volume : 4
Issue : 4
Online ISSN : 2395-1451
Print ISSN : 2395-1443
Article First Page : 515
Article End Page : 517
Introduction: To study the effect of excision of double headed monocular pterygium on astigmatism.
Materials and Methods: 8 Patients of DMP presenting from January 2016 to December 2017 were treated with excision of pterygium followed by conjunctival autograft. Preoperative and postoperative astigmatism was measured by keratometry.
Observation: The change between preoperative and postoperative day 45 astigmatism was found to be extremely significant (p=0.0003).
Conclusion: DMP must be dealt with utmost care, owing to it’s higher impact in change of astigmatism.
Keywords: Double headed monocular pterygium, Pterygium induced astigmatism.