Pterygium Home Care
Home care for a pterygium includes:
- Moisturizing eye drops:
- Artificial tears
- Wear sunglasses that provide protection from ultraviolet light when you are exposed to sunlight.
Pterygium Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have pterygium and any of the following:
Continue to Pterygium Underlying Cause
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