Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things eye disease. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

Pterygium Treatment Options

Pterygium Treatment Options
Transcript

For Pterygiums that are either growing, impacting one's vision or level of comfort because a chronic irritation patients may consider to have the Pterygium removed. Like most of the procedures we perform pterygium surgery can be done as an outpatient, is easy for a patient to go through, and offers a fairly quick recovery. Essentially what happens is the Pterygium is peeled off the and a special graft of healthy tissue is glued into place in the area where the Pterygium was removed. The patients are patched overnight and upon removing the patch the next day are asked to use some eyedrops or ointment over the course of the ensuing few weeks.

Related Videos

Pterygium Treatment Options

Pterygium Overview

Glaucoma Definition

Glaucoma Treatment and Procedure

Macular Degeneration Overview

Macular Degeneration Prevention Tips

Dry Eye Symptoms

Dry Eye Treatment

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Doctor Profile

Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmologist

  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist
  • Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in West Hills, CA
  • Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute

Send this to a friend