Apr
2015

Q&A: Should I have the surgery to remove the pterygium in my eyes?

Ask A Doctor Question: 

should I have the surgery to remove the ptyergium in my eyes. I don't seems to have no vision problem from it

- Anthony

Answer: 

Thomas L. Croley, M.D. - LocateADoc.com

Anthony,
 
A pterygium does not need to be removed if it is not interfering with your vision or your comfort level. It should be monitored because if it starts to grow to the center of your cornea it will not only interfere with your vision when it is removed it may leave a scar that can affect your vision.

--Thomas L. Croley, M.D.
Ocala, FL

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