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What is pterygium degeneration?

Avatar Dr. Kyle Bickel June 21, 2019

Patients sometimes come in with disfiguring vessel growth in the corners of their eye. This is very common in patients who spend a lot of time outdoors. The condition is known as a pterygium and it’s a winged like fiber vascular growth that you can think of as almost scar tissue or a callus growing over the surface of the eye.

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