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Pterygium Surgery
Jul 25, 2010
... I had the surgery 2 weeks ago on Tuesday. You have to see the Dr the day before and he does some tests etc. The next day you have to go to the surgical center also in Jacksonville. They do a really good job there and are highly professional. ... (8 replies)
... Hi, I am so sorry to hear what you are going through. ... (2 replies)
My Pterygium/ping
Jun 12, 2009
... Hey renew71, sorry to hear that you have pterygium, yes I do live in Ontario. I have chosen Dr Hirst to do my surgery because of all the documented studies, he has the highest success rate with minimal recurrence. I am hoping in 2 yrs I will be able to get the surgery done. ... (24 replies)

My Pterygium/ping
Mar 25, 2009
... Have you ever heard of Yag laser? ... (24 replies)
My Pterygium/ping
Mar 13, 2009
... I wonder about the red in your eyes. Did you have that before surgery aswell? ... (24 replies)
Pterygium Surgery
Feb 21, 2008
... It may sound extreme to anybody that I would travel all the way to America from Australia to have this surgery, but I can honestly say at the time, my life was depending on it. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for sharing your experience... although it sounds terrifying. I have my pterygium surgery scheduled in a month and I am freaking out. Did your Dr. used the glue instead of stitches? ... (8 replies)
Pterygium *Update*
Feb 24, 2011
... It's nice to hear I'm not the only northerner to have this condition. I've been asked so many times if I'm out in the sun a lot since this usually afflicts those close to the Equator and surfers. ... (13 replies)
My Pterygium/ping
Apr 18, 2009
... I went for my consultation and he did many tests on my eyes. I have perfect vision, healthy eyes. He strongly advised against me getting any further surgery to "fix" the scars or to remove the other pinguecula and told me that they were harldly noticable. ... (24 replies)
My Pterygium/ping
Mar 17, 2009
... I have one on the side near the nose and one in the other eye near the ear. ... (24 replies)
Pterygium *Update*
Aug 26, 2008
... I am writing this in hopes of letting people know that there is hope and there is something you can do. I am 24 years old and live in Orlando, Florida. I am a teacher and this was my first year teaching 1st grade. ... (13 replies)
Pterygium
Aug 6, 2005
... I had pterygium surgery 2 and a half weeks ago. i am using the thiotepa drops. I am having post operative symptoms that my eye doctor is not familiar with. I have periods where the eye gets teary and i have a hard time keeping it open. ... (0 replies)
... Sorry, but this is my story. I went in to surgery with only the knowledge of Google surgery. I waited in reception and talked to another waiting patient. He eased my mind and made me comfortable. The Dr. ... (8 replies)
... this is not Sam, but I have had pterygium removal surgery and lived to tell the tale. I was absolutely terrified before my procedure and now I wish I would have done it years ago. The doctor that you choose will make alllll the difference. ... (8 replies)
... Do you mean you have something growing on the white part of your eyes? ... (2 replies)
My Pterygium/ping
Mar 15, 2009
... You did the surgery almost 3 years ago and no ping has come back where you did the surgery? ... (24 replies)
... Hi Holland...well you said your laser surgeon told you you have sun damage in your eyes...I'm assuming that's in the form of Pingecula or Pteryguim. ... (8 replies)
Pinguecula
Jun 21, 2006
... I'm back again. I really just wanted to thank you all for your support, understanding and encouragement. ... (33 replies)




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