Khanna Vision Institute

Pterygium Surgery Treatment

A pterygium is a light reddish or pinkish, triangular growth of tissue on the cornea, which is the outer layer of the eye from which light enters the eye. Though it's generally called "surfer’s eye," you do not need to be a surfer to suffer from a pterygium. Pterygia are benign (non-cancerous) growths, however they can completely damage the eye. They additionally can create pain as well as a fuzzy vision.

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Pterygium Expert

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Kevin Sorbo Experience

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Pterygium Problems

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Pterygium Removal

Board Certified & Internationally Renowned Ophthalmologist

Rajesh Khanna, MD will custom design a treatment for you to suit your lifestyle and expectations. Instead of pushing everyone through a single door, we offer various refractive procedures -Lasik, Superlasik, Lasek, Visian ICL, Pi in eye with Restor, Tecnis, Crystalens and Trulign. We also perform Refractive Laser Cataract Surgery and Cosmetic Pterygium procedures. We have access to Allegretto, Visx, Intralase, Catalys and Lensx lasers. We will treat you like family. It comes easy to us.

He has perfected the art of LASIK eye surgery along with other forms of refractive eye surgery. He has spent many years researching and refining his techniques in order to provide his patients with the best possible results.

Each person is special and each eye is unique

Recurrent Pterygium Management

If the pterygium is removed but no attention is paid to removing the scaffold of tenon’s capsule, nor adjunct therapies used – there is up to a 70% chance of recurrence.

Before Operating Recurrent Pterygium

Find out what was done in the original surgical procedure. Treat the dryness of the eye on a war footing. Plan to repeat surgery in winter or when the UV exposure is going to be minimum.

During The Procedure

During the procedure Of recurrent Pterygium identify the borders and extensions of the recurrent pterygium. Identify the muscles like the lateral rectus, medial rectus and the obliques. Avoid trauma to them.

After Surgery

After surgery for recurrent Pterygium close follow up is required. Treat emerging blood vessels aggressively. Taper anti-inflammatory drops slowly. Please don't worry if you have had a recurrence of Pterygium.

​Some of Dr.Khanna's beloved patients

Brenda Song Lasik

Brenda Song American actress

"I can see even better than I did before with my contacts and glasses."

Corbin Bleu American actor

"I definitely recommend Dr.Khanna, he's amazing at what he does."

Tara McNamara American actress

"Dr.Khanna was so thorough and clearly knows everything there is to know about eyes."

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