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A pterygium is a fibrous growth that extends from the conjunctiva and can grow across the cornea. It often occurs after extensive UV exposure.

What is Pterygium, Dr Jai Eye Centre, Pterygium Surgery, Bundaberg

What is Pterygium? A pterygium is a wedge-shaped growth of thickened tissue that covers the white part of the eye. Typically, a pterygium starts growing near the inside corner of the eye. It is not a cancer and will not develop into cancer.

This leaflet is intended to provide you with general information. It is not a substitute for advice from your ophthalmologist. You are encouraged to discuss the benefits and risks of treatment with your ophthalmologist.

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