Category Archives: Pterygium

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Surfer’s Eye

In Stockton and Modesto, we may not live on the coast, but we’re not all that far away from surf spots such as Stinson Beach and Princeton Jetty. Plus, we’re outdoors a lot, and that can include dusty, humid, and windy conditions. That’s why many people come see our board-certified ophthalmologists at Central Valley for… Read More »

Pterygium Surgery

Pterygium is an eye condition that affects people who spend a great deal of time outdoors. It involves the growth of pink, fleshy tissue on the conjunctiva (white part of the eye), usually on the side toward the nose. The cause of pterygium is excessive exposure to ultraviolet light, dust, wind, sand, and humidity. Put… Read More »


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