Category: <span>Pterygium Removal Surgery</span>

Pterygium Removal Surgery Results Using the Femtosecond Laser

Pterygia (singular pterygium) are triangular, wing-shaped overgrowths of fibrovascular tissue on the front surface of the eye, extending from the conjunctiva on the whites of the eye over the transparent tissue of the cornea. Though pterygia are harmless and benign, they can cause some issues such as inducing astigmatism and decreased visual acuity, discomfort from recurrent inflammation, and cosmetic problems (who wants to have a wing growing across their eye?). While many patients are content to put up with a little pterygium, current treatment options for bothersome pterygia are centered mainly around surgical techniques.
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Research & Publications

The Best Way to Recover from Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is typically a straightforward, uncomplicated procedure. Because cataracts are considered a normal part …

Is Smoking Bad for Your Eyes?

The dangers of cigarette smoking have been well-known for decades. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists tobacco …

Factors that Affect Your Risk of Getting a Pterygium

  Risks are a necessary part of life. Stepping out of the house is a risk – you could get stung by a bee in the garden; …