Pterygium is also known as Surfer’s eye. It is an extra growth that develops on the conjunctiva or the mucous membrane that covers the sclera (white part of the eye). It usually grows from the nasal side of the conjunctiva.
The most common complication of Pterygium is recurrence.
Post-operative complication of Pterygium surgery include:
Medical: If the Pterygium is causing lot of irritation or redness, the doctor will prescribe eye ointment to reduce the inflammation.
Surgical: If the Pterygium is growing and don’t provide relief from ointment. Eye doctor will recommend Surgery to remove the Pterygium.
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