... I only had two pinguecula, but something during surgery caused blood loss to my iris, which resulted in iris atrophy. I did not realize that the surgery entailed removing such a large portion of the sclera, which does not grow back. I think this is the case for any surgery that claims to be eye whitening or brightening. I hope this helps. (6 replies)
... just wondering why the dr touched the colored part of your if it was only a pinguecula being removed...I thought that they only go onto the colored part of the eye if it is a pterygium...? ... (6 replies)
... My husband has pinguecula in his eye that is always bothering him. We have read that some people have used apple cider vinegar to dissolve it or reduce it. ... (6 replies)
... I have one placed in the lower tear duct of each eye. The plug in my eye with pinguecula does not seem to irritate it further. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you for your reply....sorry to hear about the problems your having...it is very scary.... and its hard to find anyone that has this surgery done. I understand your not able to state who did the surgery...can you tell me where they're located...FL, CA, NY, etc... or what method they used....graph, primary closure, ice-burg?
*How are your plugs doing...what can you... (6 replies)
... The pinguecula have not returned, but frankly, I'd much rather have them than the results I have. ... (6 replies)
... Hello......I need some information from anyone that has had pinguecula removal surgery.... ... (6 replies)
... Did you decide to have the surgery done?
or has anyone else had this surgery done?
where/who did your surgery?
how are you coping with it? (4 replies)
... I would really appreciate it if anyone who has had pinguecula removal surgery could get in touch and tell me how it went? ... (0 replies)
... roblems I had with the first surgery, I don't think I would have surgery on my "good" eye! If I could go back in time, I would never have had the surgery. Having pinguecula is much, much better than losing peripheral vision, and having a portion of your iris that is atrophied and cannot constrict in light. ... (4 replies)
... on these board often and I didn't get an email notification. I'm so sorry that your surgery caused you so much pain and more problems.I know how upsetting these pinguecula are. Id really like to have them removed as they are really effecting me on a daily basis. ... (4 replies)
... Hello, I'd be so so grateful if anyone whose had pinguecula or pterygium removal surgery could get in tough and let me know about their experience. ... (0 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Pinguecula around two months ago. After a week of sever irritation in both eyes, I went to the eye doctor and she told me I must have had them for "years". ... (0 replies)
... the surgeon removed a good portion of one layer of the white part of the eye. It's done to make the eye whiter overall, but not necessary to get rid of localized pinguecula or pterygium. ... (4 replies)
... Hi all, Ive had pinguecula in both of my eyes (nasal side. I am 27 and had them since I was 20, I am now 27. They cause me a lot of irritation, I wake up in the morning and my eyes sting, they also become inflamed from time to time. They really upset me and cause me to feel quite depressed. I went to see a specialist last week and he has told my gp that they may prescribe... (4 replies)
... over the last year. My Pinguecula shrank and dissappeared during chemotherapy. ... (0 replies)
... I had once beautiful and healthy eyes until a dermatologist prescribed a retinoid cream for under my eyes which caused intense dryness, an allergic reaction, and mild blepharitis.
Things were improving dramatically at one point and I was pleased to just carry on but a herbal healer who I met suggested I use Triphala (a kind of Ayurvedic herb) to wash my eyes saying it... (0 replies)
... I am looking for people who had pinguecula surgery years ago, or mounths ago. ... (1 replies)
... If you google pinguecula you will find a lot about this. It is an ugly little thing. Some says it is because you have dry eyes you get this. ... (1 replies)
... I have a small cyst on my eye very close to my eyeball ..it looks like it is full of jelly and it is an off white colour. I saw an opthamalogist and he told me not to worry that it is just something called "pinguecula" ....would anybody know more about this? :confused: (1 replies)