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What would a doctor do to cure pterygium inversum unguis in toenails?

What would a doctor do to cure pterygium inversum unguis in toenails?

Scars are difficult : To treat. An attempt could be made to cut out and place stem cells down to regrown n or normal tissue but absolutely no guarantee could be made to the outcome of such a procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pterygium (Definition)

Pterygium:very common, abnormal growth of clear covering (conjunctiva) of white part of the eye (sclera) over the cornea (window of the eye). If severe and causing discomfort or red, it can be removed with surgery. It is generally benign. It is due to excess sun/UV exposure usually. Prevention is only remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural ...Read more


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Cures of pterygium?

Cures of pterygium?

None: Except surgery. Wind/sun make them grow- so avoid sunlight/wind. ...Read more

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Can i cure a pterygium with cocunut oil?

Can i cure a pterygium  with cocunut oil?

No: There is no medicine that can get rid of a pterygium. It must be surgically removed. ...Read more

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How can I treat pterygium?

How can I treat pterygium?

Pterygium Treatment: Prevention is key remedy. Avoid sun (sunglasses, hat); avoid smoking. Natural rx info: see eyedoc2020.blogspot.com; Other ways to help decrease symptoms: cold artificial tears, nsaid drops, low dose or hi dose steroids (though risk of glaucoma, cataract); surgery is only real way to remove/cure: though 5-15% risk of recurrence. I hope this helps and does answer your question fully. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about pterygium?

Eye growth: Pterygia are a benign growth which sometimes will exuberantly march across the cornea and affect the vision. They can sometimes get quite red and irritate the eye. If the vision is threatened they can be surgically removed. ...Read more

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What is the best drop for pterygium?

Tear drops: There is no eyedrop which specifically will treat pterygium . Ordinary tear replacement drops may cause some improvement in symptoms if you have them, but will not directly treat the pterygium. The only effective treatment is surgical excision. ...Read more

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Is there any way pterygium can be treated?

Yes: You can avoid stimuli to its progression light uv light, dust and wind. Medical treatment is surgical, outpatient and not requiring that you go to sleep. It is highly effective; not something to be feared if in fact you have a pterygium advanced enough to need removal. ...Read more

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