What is it about?
Pterygium is a fleshy benign growth, usually on the inner corner of eye and conjunctivochalasis is an eye condition where there are excessive folds of conjunctiva at the lid margin. Occurrence of conjunctivochalasis is studied in relation to pterygium.
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Why is it important?
Conjunctivochalasis is common but often overlooked on its impact in dry eye management.
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This page is a summary of: Conjunctivochalasis is the precursor to pterygium, Medical Hypotheses, November 2013, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.mehy.2013.08.017.
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