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I have a small pinguecula on the white of my eye, how long can they last?

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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Sun damage

Pinguecula is the result of sun damage over the conjunctiva.
Its there permanently, it could grow with time and with more sun exposure. Please use a reliable uv a/b coated sun glasses.

In brief: Sun damage

Pinguecula is the result of sun damage over the conjunctiva.
Its there permanently, it could grow with time and with more sun exposure. Please use a reliable uv a/b coated sun glasses.
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Many years

Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light.
They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. A few might be large enough to warrant removal. They usually last through adulthood but are no present in children or old folks.

In brief: Many years

Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light.
They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. A few might be large enough to warrant removal. They usually last through adulthood but are no present in children or old folks.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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