Centre For Sight Africa What to know about PTERYGIUM By Dr. Ehimare Enaholo

What to know about ‘PTERYGIUM’ By Dr. Ehimare Enaholo S.

In the course of clinical practice, eyecare professionals learn about various myths patients carry concerning the state of their eyes. Pterygium is no different in this regard, as some patient even refer to it as ‘cataract’ (go here to read up a previous article on cataract); however, a pterygium is neither “cataract” nor a cancer.