I Have Pterygium

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/29/2014 - 08:55
Country
Nigeria
Age
40
Gender
Male
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?

Foreign body removed from eye,16 years ago.

Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?

Chloramphenicol: to get rid of dust from eyes. My eyes attract dust so much

 

 

Do you wear Contact lenses or Eyeglasses?

Shortsighted. I stopped using it close to a year now, because of some discomfort and headache

Question

Hi,

I have some discomfort in my left eye; some dust particles which entered the eye have been difficult to get rid of. I applied chloramphenicol and got some relief after sleep, though, temporary.

Recently, I discovered a white tissue encroaching 

Answer

Thanks for your Question

This is called Pterygium and it is not due to foreign body. You should visit an eye doctor if you still feel a foreign body in your eye.

 

 

I Have Pterygium
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