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Piece of skin in the corner of my eye is protruding. What is it?

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Dr. Rebecca Dale
Ophthalmology

In brief: Pinguecula

Most common would be a pinguecula or a pterygium, a thickening of the conjunctiva related to sun and dust exposure over your lifetime.
Rarely, people can develop cancers on the eye surface, so best to check it out with an exam, esp if growing/changing.

In brief: Pinguecula

Most common would be a pinguecula or a pterygium, a thickening of the conjunctiva related to sun and dust exposure over your lifetime.
Rarely, people can develop cancers on the eye surface, so best to check it out with an exam, esp if growing/changing.
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