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2. Is Pterygium Different From Pinguecula?

Pinguecula and pterygium are often mentioned hand in hand. However, there are important distinctions between the two. While a pterygium is a growth of pink, fleshy tissue, a pinguecula is a yellowish patch or bump on the conjunctiva. The two are often confused, but the methods of prevention and treatment for both are mostly the same.

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