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What is conjunctiva?

What is conjunctiva?

Conjunctiva: Conjunctiva is the pinkish moist skin covering the surface of the eye and the underside of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Could the conjunctiva be peeled off?

Could the conjunctiva be peeled off?

Yikes: Certainly as it can be cut free from its moorings and opened to reveal the space underneath - something done to accomplish certain kinds of eye surgery. This of course would be extremely painful in the unanesthetized eye and would accomplish nothing healthful for the eye and vision - so don't do this at home. ...Read more

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What causes brown discolouration of the conjunctiva?

What causes brown discolouration of the conjunctiva?

Chronic inflammation: Chronic inflammation of ocular surface can cause brown discoloration. Other possible causes: simply accumulation of pigment cells in people of color; pingueculum; carcinoma of ocular surface. If this is a new observation, see your eye md asap. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: conjunctiva?

What is the definition or description of: conjunctiva?

Conjunctiva: The conjunctiva is a nearly transparent membrane that covers the white sclera of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelids. Cells in the conjunctiva contribute to the lubrication of the eyes. ...Read more

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I think my conjunctiva is bubbled from contacts?

I think my conjunctiva is bubbled from contacts?

Contact lens problem: Your description sounds like you have inflammation due to contact lenses. Try stopping contact lens wear and if no improvement, see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How are conjunctival tumors treated?

How are conjunctival tumors treated?

Conjunctival tumors: Tumors of the conjunctiva, like those elsewhere, can be benign or malignant. If benign, and large or unsightly, then simple excision is done. If malignant and primary excision is done and may be followed with chemo or radiation. If metastatic, than the source tumor must be sought and treated. ...Read more

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I have a brown spot in my conjunctiva?

See your eye doctor: The conjunctiva is the clear tissue that covers the white part of the eyeball. There are cells that contain pigment located in the conjunctiva. These cells can produce excessive pigment and cause brown spots in the eye. The british journal of ophthalmology report that these spots should be examined regularly by an eye care practitioner as up to 30 percent of them can become cancerous. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of pterygium conjunctiva?

Has anyone heard of pterygium conjunctiva?

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. ...Read more

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