Why Use Professor Stephanie Watson?

  • Prof Watson is a corneal specialist with experience in the range of options available, and will ensure that your treatment is tailored to your specific needs.

What is A Pterygium?

A pterygium is an lump of tissue that grows over the cornea. It usually occurs on the nose side of the eye, is non-cancerous and typically grows slowly.

It can also cause unpleasant symptoms such as the feeling of a foreign body in the eye or a gritty feeling in the eye, and can be a problem cosmetically.

Pterygium surgery - Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Example of a Pterygium

Pterygium treatment - Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Example of a Pterygium

Pterygium Surgery

Although there are various less invasive treatments available for ptergiums, in some cases surgical removal is required. The procedure takes approximately 30 mins and takes place under a general anaesthetic in a day surgery.

Post Operative Care

  • You will be unable to drive home after the surgery
  • You will require a followup visit with Prof Watson the following day

To find out more about pterygium surgery with Prof Stephanie Watson, please phone 02 9389 0666 or enquire online.

Prof Stephanie Watson

Level 11
1 Newland Street
Bondi Junction NSW 2022

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