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Pterygium
Pterygium
A pterygium is a non-cancerous growth of the clear, thin tissue that lays over the white part of the eye (conjunctiva. One or both eyes may be involved.
  • No known cause
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  • Use of Artificial Tears
  • Wearing Sunglasses
  • Steroid Therapy
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  • Exposure to sunlight
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Male
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  • Recurrent Pterygium
  • scar
  • Scleral Thinning
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A pterygium is a growth on the conjunctiva or mucous membrane that covers the white part of your eye. These growths usually don't require...
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