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Fibrin glue technique for pterygium - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My wife is having Pterygium in right eye. I want to be operated it with grafting without stitches and doctor should take guarantee that it won’t come again. Earlier it was in left eye for which it was operated 4 times. Please suggest the name of doctor who operate pterygium in XXX without stitches (grafting with glue).
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   Hi
Doctor :   The doctor has to decide whether it can be done after examining her
Doctor :   The recent techniques can definitely do that
User :   i have contacted some of the doctor but they told they do not have facility for grafting without stitches and no guarantee.
User :   Can u suggest name of doctors at surat who can opearte without stitches
Doctor :   Ok please confirm the details I shall mail you after a good research
Doctor :   Name: XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX PAID(24 Hr)
[ Email: ] [Mobile: 0000 ]
User :   its ok
User :   what would be the charges (app.) of operation?
Doctor :   Till then I have few things to say to you
Doctor :   She has to wear glasses when she goes out
Doctor :   She should not go out on windy days
Doctor :   She shoiuld not expose to sun
Doctor :   She should clean the eyes with cold water
User :   OK She will follow all of ur suggestions
Doctor :   I shall get back to you with the details soon
Doctor :   Please give me atleast 24 to 48 horus
User :   Ok thanks. I have one more querry
User :   My querry is for cancer & for oncologist
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I shall try to answer within my expertise
User :   My mother (65) is suffering with mouth cancer. Her bone of left jaw is almost disappears (I can send u soft copy of X-ray). Her mouth is swelling. What should I do?
Doctor :   Oh XXX, this is a pure question to a Good head and neck surgeon
Doctor :   I can suggest you one where you can take a second opinion through email
User :   Whatewer it is. I was not knowing to whom I shoul ask and what should be my action. I want to go for remeady at Surat only as I m staying at Vyara near Surat. Pl. suggest.
Doctor :   XXX://XXX/XXX/XXX/XXX/00
User :   can I have chat with him?
Doctor :   Actually you can get a phone call from him or an email answer from him
Doctor :   If you write the query there at the column
User :   Ok Thanks. I will try. If I get any problem I will again have a chat with u.
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   If you want a head and neck surgeon
Doctor :   I can give the details of it in XXX
Doctor :   Actually the next step for your mother is to know the extent of involvement
Doctor :   with physical examination, MRI scan
User :   Yes. It will be better but our doctor told me that this is a case of oncologist. pl. clear it.
Doctor :   Look, a specialist Head and NECK surgeon can take of tumors in the head and neck
User :   Is it a single name?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Can i have address or phone no. of this doctor at Surat
Doctor :   I just found a better Head&Neck surgeon and also Oncologist combined in XXX
Doctor :   He is trained in the best cancer institutes in the world
Doctor :XXX
Doctor :XXX
Doctor :XXX, XXX
Doctor :   His name is Dr. XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX XXX
Surgical Oncologist
User :   I can meet him, but what are timings and days?
Doctor :   You have to take an appointment by calling this number (000)0000, 000
User :   Thanks for such a valuable information.
Doctor :   Let me check if I can give you a good Ophthalmologist
User :   ok
User :   Somebody suggested me to go to XXXt for my mothers case. Is it ok or an Oncologist can take care of my mothers case?
User :   Dr. are to there?
Doctor :   I think the Doctor I suggested is trained
Doctor :   enough to take care
User :   Definitely I will make an appointment with doctor u have suggested.
Doctor :   Regarding the Pterygium, most of the journals say a day care surgery can only treat it, not a glue kind of technique as there might be recurrence
Doctor :   It is very simple technique that is done under Local anesthesia
Doctor :   and just 15 minutes of time
User :   From net and some of the doctors I got the message that with glue there is no stitches and no recurrence
User :   Earlier it was in left eye and operated for 4 times. So now patient is afraid of it that it should not be oparated like earlier.
Doctor :   Glue techniques are proposed recently and I am not sure even the highest centres in India are doing it
Doctor :   Call this centre
Doctor :   and ask if they are using Adhesive technique for Pterygium surgery
Doctor :   0000??
User :   OK Thanks
Doctor :   this way you can ask other eye hospitals aboiut the Fibrin Glue technique
User :   But is it true that with this technique chances of recurrence are minimised?
Doctor :   I am not sure
Doctor :   They say the infection is more with this
Doctor :   Though a study says the post operative pain and recurrences are less compared to surgical technique
Doctor :   So one has to weight the benefits versus risks
Doctor :   for each patient
User :   Ok I will enquary. pl . mail me as u promise.
Doctor :   I have enquired now
Doctor :   I could not find any one who is doing this
Doctor :   But you personally can call the eye hospitals and ask about the FIBRIN GLUE TECHNIQUE FOR PTERYGIUM
User :   Ok I will ask and then decide.
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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