Pterygium is an overgrowth of abnormal scar tissue and blood vessels on the white of the eye and can extend over the cornea. If the pterygium is small, it requires little or no treatment.

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Surgery may be required if the Pterygium is:
  • Distorting your vision
  • Large in size
  • Continues to grow
  • Causing recurrent irritation
  • Cosmetic reasons