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... where can i get private removal of pinguecula (1 replies)
... Because the rate of recurrence is rather high, removal is not usually recommended unless there is irritation or infection. ... (1 replies)
Sep 12, 2006
... If they feel removal is an option, I will have surgery the following day. ... (29 replies)

... One more thing re. the surgery...from the few mentions of pinguecula removal I've been able to find on the internet (and what you wrote re. your friend's sister), it seems like the people who have it done are happy with the results. So I wonder how they found doctors willing to remove them?? (7 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... and had two of them on my left eye removed in September 2011. Unfortunately, I cannot recommend the surgery as I have very bad results. ... (4 replies)
... 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. ... (4 replies)
... pinguecula excision on December 16 and my tissue around the removal site is always red, veiny, and irritated to this day. Does this go away? ... (4 replies)
Dec 16, 2006
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Aug 17, 2006
... Hi all! Kerry I have a question for you. I'm also planning to have my pings removed next summer (probably better during the holiday season since healing seems to take a bit of time). Did you go to Harvard Eye one trip only for consultation & removal etc or did you have to make one trip for consultation and another for removal. I live in Sweden so it would be better for me... (29 replies)
Aug 15, 2006
... d for several minutes to let the drop absorp...something else to try is punctual plugs. I had mine permanently lasered closed. Your natural tears will flow out of these plugs so getting them closed helps to hold moisture...believe me I've had these damn things going on 15 years now. ... (29 replies)
Aug 15, 2006
... pm. My appointment is with Dr. John Hovanesian. However, I am not going to have the removal done that day, but just the evaluation. I have an important business trip in early September. ... (29 replies)
Aug 2, 2006
... for a consultation. I forget the MD that I am scheduled with, but if all is a go, then I will schedule to have the surgery done in the latter part of Septemeber. ... (29 replies)
Jul 30, 2006
... surgeons in San Francisco, one who's the head of the opthamology dept of San Francisco at UCSF. All have discouraged me from surgery. One doctor, Dr. Karen Oxford, pleaded with me not to have them removed. ... (29 replies)
May 29, 2006
... It was definately worth going through wih the surgery. My pinguecula on my left eye was large and was in the process of turning into a pterygium. It took 3 stiches to close the gap which would have taken 30 stiches and a graft to fix if it progressed to the latter. ... (33 replies)
... They cause your eyes to take on a yellowish color and can form lumps in the conjunctiva. The ONLY way to get rid of them, unfortunately, is by surgical removal and this can be done only by a qualified ophthalmologist. But ophths. usually will not remove these growths because they tend to grow right back. ... (2 replies)

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