What is Symblepharon?

A symblepharon is a fibrous tract that connects bulbar conjunctiva toconjunctiva on the eyelid.


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When do symblepharon occur?

What are the treatment options?

The use of human amniotic membrane for the surgical treatment of an ocular surface disorder was initially reported by de Rotth 16 in 1940. During the 1990s, the role of amniotic membrane transplantation in treating a variety of ocular surface defects and abnormalities has been revived.

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