Entries by Kim Neal

Can a Pterygium | Carnosidad Grow Back After Removal?

Pterygium, also known as “surfer’s eye,” is a non-cancerous thickening of the outer coating (conjunctiva) of the eye that grows onto the cornea. Normally the conjunctiva is a thin clear membrane over the ‘whites’ of the eye (sclera) and extends to the inner surface of the eyelids. In most cases, pterygium must be surgically removed […]

How to Protect Your Eyes from a Pterigión or Carnosidad?

How to protect your eyes from a Pterygium | Pterigión | Carnosidad? Most people may have not heard of a pterygium, and you may be wondering what the heck a pterygium is? Pronounced (turr-idge-ee-um) it may be easier to remember it by its nickname, Surfer’s Eye. Tell me more about Pterigión | Carnosidad… A pterygium is […]