Category Archives: Pterygium Treatment


Pterygium treatment

There are many conditions that can impact the eyes. This is why it is important to have routine eye examinations and to visit with an eye physician as soon as problem arise. One condition that can be diagnosed and treated at the practice of Dr. Stuart P. Sondheimer in Skokie, IL is pterygium. Our eye […]


Pterygium | Skokie, IL

What is a Pterygium?

A pterygium (also called “surfer’s eye”) is a wing-shaped growth that often extends from the moist conjunctiva over the cornea of the eye. Pterygiums can cause dryness and irritation of the eye. In untreated cases, it can even move into the cornea of the eye, leading to blindness. Keep reading to learn how pterygiums can […]



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