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Thanks for this previlege. please, can taking tea like lipton tea continually help treat pterygium, since it contains anti -oxidants?

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Dr. John Gillespie
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Tea for eyes: Tea drinks will not help treat pterygia but sunglasses protection, topical low dose steroids, mild vasoconstrictors/ astringents will. Ask your eye care professional to recommend a treatment plan and or surgery if necessary.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 18 years experience
No: No. Drinking tea will have no effect on your pterygium.

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