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pinguecula

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Hi,

I thin I am suffering from pinguecula.... went out swimming and by the evening my eyes were red and now there's a yellowish bump one sclera with redness. Will I have to get operated. what could be the possible remedy.
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The irritation is due to the chlorine.  I would not be concerned about needing surgery.  Treat symptomatically with tears and when severe with mild steroids.

Dr. O.

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711220 tn?1251894727
The irritation is due to the chlorine.  I would not be concerned about needing surgery.  Treat symptomatically with tears and when severe with mild steroids.

Dr. O.

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Thanks Dr. :)
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