Posts From October, 2015

What is a Pterygium? And What are my Treatment Options?

People generally describe a pterygium as a “whiteish-yellowish, wing-shaped growth” that grows over a part of your cornea, but what is it exactly? Medically speaking, a pterygium is an overgrowth of fibrovascular tissue and conjunctiva on the surface of the cornea. In most cases, a pterygium begins as a pingueculae (try saying that ten times… Read More »


Early Warning Signs of Ocular Cancer

Ocular Cancer, commonly referred to as “eye cancer,” starts when healthy cells throughout the eye begin to experience uncontrollable change and grow, this causes the growth of tumors. While ocular cancer is rare there are two basic types of ocular cancer that you should be on the lookout for: Primary Intraocular Cancer: With adults, this… Read More »


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