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 Link Between Pterygia and Melanoma

  Who doesn’t love the sun and surf? The answer is probably nobody. And who loves surfer’s eye? The answer is also …

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 …

Blood Tests May Be Able to Detect Eye Cancer

Is that a freckle or eye cancer? Good question. Here’s another question – did you know that you can get both freckles …