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Pterygium

Pterygium - What it is

A pterygium is a fleshy, triangular or wing-shaped growth of the eye. It usually occurs on the inner corner of the eye but can also appear on the outer corner. It is a slow-growing, benign lesion, and is mostly harmless. However, a pterygium may sometimes grow over the cornea. In rare cases, it can grow large enough to cover the central cornea and affect vision.

Pterygium - Preparing for surgery

Pterygium - Post-surgery care

Pterygium - Other Information

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