A 37-year-old member asked:
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Has anyone heard of pterygium conjunctiva?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: A pterygium is a growth from the white of the eye extending to the surface of the cornea. The root of the word means "wing" as it appears to extend onto the clear cornea as a wing. When they get large enough, they may block the vision or cause astigmatism.
Answered on Apr 16, 2016
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