Pinguecula and Pterygium

What is a pinguecula and a pterygium (surfer’s eye or farmer’s eye)? Pinguecula (pronounced pin- GWEK-yoo-la) is a yellowish fleshy tissue like a patch or a bump which looks growing on the white part of your eye. Pterygium (pronounced tur-IJ-ee-um) (also known as surfer’s eye or farmer’s eye) is a triangular-shaped fleshy tissue which looks growing on the colored part […]