Pterygium Surgery

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Pterygium Surgery in Vadodara

Pterygium is a membrane growth on the eye which covers the white part of the eye and invades the cornea. In some cases, pterygium appears to be like a small bump which covers your vision and damages your eye.

Pterygium can lead to damage of cornea in rare cases and lead to vision loss. For minor cases, eye drops help to get rid of it.

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    Symptoms of Pterygium

    Pterygium generally does not have specific symptoms and usually these symptoms are very mild. Some common symptoms are as given below:

    • Redness in the eye
    • Itching and irritation in the eye
    • Blurry vision
    • A constant feeling of a foreign object in the eye
    • Watery eyes

    Causes of Pterygium

    The exact reason behind pterygium is still a mystery. It is believed that too much exposure to Ultraviolet(UV) rays can be the major reason behind the growth of Pterygium. People who live in warm climates and are exposed to sunny and windy conditions on a regular basis have a high chance of developing Pterygium.

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    Pterygium surgery & treatment can be a helpful treatment method to remove abnormal tissue from the cornea of the eye. If you would like to speak with an eye specialist, book an appointment today.


    Pterygium is diagnosed in very straightforward way, there are basically 3 ways to find it out

    • Visual acuity test
    • Corneal topography
    • Photo documentation


    The treatment of Pterygium simply includes eye drops. If the pterygium blocks your vision and causes discomfort a surgery can be done to ease the situation.

    Eye Drops

    Usually eye drops which contain corticosteroids are prescribed to reduce the inflammation and itchiness in the eye.


    The doctor may recommend surgery to remove the pterygium if the eye drops don’t show the desired result or pterygium starts affecting the vision completely.


    Protect yourself from UV rays

    Exposure to sunny and windy conditions can cause pterygium. Make sure to cover your eyes from sunlight and wind and dust. Wear a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from Ultraviolet(UV) rays.

    Avoid following conditions

    Make sure to stay away from the following conditions.

    • Wind
    • Dust
    • Pollen
    • Smoke
    • Sunlight