Surfers Eye – What is Pterygium – Symptoms – Causes and Treatment

A pterygium is a non-cancerous growth, similar to a cataract, that forms on the surface of the eyeball. Exposure to ultra violet rays is thought to be the cause. Although not a life threatening condition, its growth could cause some loss of vision and it should be monitored closely. Symptoms – Sometimes a person with pterygia has no pain or any symptoms at all, making it difficult to diagnose the condition. Continue reading