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

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The Link Between Dry Eye and Depression

If clinical depression involves sadness, low mood, and bouts of crying, you’d think it’d be more associated with watery …

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Food for Floaters

It’s a fly! No, it’s a spider! No, it’s a…. vitreous floater. Though you may be relieved to realize you’ve not …

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Cataract Surgery Could Reduce Dementia Risk

With dementia affecting almost 6 million people in the US, it wouldn’t be unexpected that you may personally know of someone …