Category: <span>Pinguecula</span>

Middle aged man with pterygium in left eye

How Do I Know if I Have a Pterygium?

The word “pterygium” is derived from the Greek for “wing” (hint: the p is silent). Surely you’d know if you had a wing on your eye, right? Though there is the occasional individual who is entirely oblivious to the pinkish white mass creeping over their eye, most people are aware that they are developing a growth over the cornea. The real question is, what is it? And do you need to worry?
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Research & Publications

Woman with a bionic eye

Bionic Eyes Aren’t Just for Terminators

When you hear of a bionic eye, what first comes to mind? For those who grew up in the 80s and 90s, there’s probably a picture …

birth control pills

Can Birth Control Pills Cause Glaucoma?

When talking about risk factors for various diseases, gender often comes into play. And we’re not just talking about being …

Presbyopia

Treatment Options for Presbyopia

Well, it’s that time. You’re in your mid-40s and your life has been in clear focus until now. No, we’re not talking …