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Pterygium

Pterygium - Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of a pterygium include:

  • A whitish growth with prominent blood vessels on the inner and/or outer corners of the eye
  • Pterygia can occur in one or both eyes
  • Redness over the affected area
  • Eye irritation and foreign body sensation
  • Dry eye symptoms
  • Occasional tearing
  • Blurring of vision (in advanced cases when growth is over the central cornea or when it causes astigmatism due to the stress forces it exerts on the cornea surface)

     

Pterygium - Preparing for surgery

Pterygium - Post-surgery care

Pterygium - Other Information

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