II. Definition

  1. Growth on surface of Conjunctiva starting at the inner canthus and enlarging laterally to ultimately cover a portion of the Cornea
  2. Pinguecula
    1. Involves only Conjunctiva
  3. Pterygium
    1. Involves Conjunctiva and Cornea

III. Pathophysiology

  1. Localized Conjunctival inflammation (e.g. Dry Eyes) with secondary, localized Conjunctival thickening

IV. Management

  1. Eye lubricant (e.g. lacri-lube)
  2. Ophthalmology referral

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