Pterygium of the conjunctiva and cornea

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Pterygium of the conjunctiva and cornea

Pterygium of the conjunctiva and cornea is a benign (non-cancerous) pink lesion that grows from the conjunctiva onto the cornea. They typically start from on the inner surface of the eye, and grow toward the the pupil. Long term exposure to ultraviolet light has been associated with causing this condition. Depending on the size of the pterygium, a person can experience vision problems. Surgical removal of the pterygium is often not needed unless it is causing irritation or vision loss.
 

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Outpatient Performed Pterygium Surgery Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pterygium of Conjunctiva and Cornea

 

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2017

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Cauterization Versus fibrin Glue for Conjunctival Autografting in Primary Pterygium Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pterygium of Conjunctiva and Cornea

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2018

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