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Pterygium Removal Surgery

Although most people are familiar with eye conditions like glaucoma, cataracts, and astigmatism, most people are unfamiliar with pterygia. A pterygium is an abnormal non-cancerous growth of the sclera (the white part of the eye) towards the cornea. It usually begins on the nasal (or inner) side of the eye and slowly creeps outward. The… Read More



Pterygium is an unusual eye disease that people experience most often in dry, sunny climates. With this condition, the sclera (the white part of the eye) begins growing abnormally toward the cornea (the clear part of the eye). This abnormal but noncancerous tissue growth, which is sometimes called “surfer’s eye”, can cause eye irritation, redness,… Read More