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.
- Use of Artificial Tears
- Wearing Sunglasses
- Steroid Therapy
- Exposure to sunlight
- Genetic Predisposition to Disease
- Recurrent Pterygium
- Scleral Thinning
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...