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Pingvekula (conjunctiva cyst)


Description:


Pingvekula (pinguecula, pinguicula; diminutive from armor. pingue, pinguis fat) - the reinforced site of a conjunctiva of an eyeglobe of yellowish color located more often at an inner edge of a cornea; results from vitreous degeneration of fabric. The yellowish education which is often met at elderly people on a conjunctiva on both sides from a cornea. They meet on the nasal party more often. It is considered that pingvekula are a sign of aging of a conjunctiva.


Pingvekula reasons (conjunctiva cyst):


Development of a pingvekul is promoted by excessive impact of a hot arid climate and ultraviolet radiation of the sun and therefore pingvekula often occur at people who spend under the open sky much time. This education does not influence sight, but can cause irritation and an inflammation of a conjunctiva.


Pingvekula symptoms (conjunctiva cyst):


Pingvekula is a harmless education, and it seldom causes emergence of symptoms. But sometimes nevertheless can inflame and then there are such symptoms as:
Irritation and scratching,
Syndrome of a dry eye,
Reddening in this zone at irritation.
Pingvekula can be found and with the naked eye, but its details are better visible at survey on a special microscope - a slit lamp.

Пингвекула (киста конъюнктивы)

Pingvekula (conjunctiva cyst)


Treatment of a pingvekula (conjunctiva cyst):


Because of the high-quality nature pingvekula seldom need treatment. They can sometimes inflame, causing irritation of eyes and their dryness. The doctor can appoint drops of an artificial tear and weak antiinflammatory drops. For cosmetic reasons the pingvekula can remove with the laser.


Treatment of a pingvekula (conjunctiva cyst):


Because of the high-quality nature pingvekula seldom need treatment. They can sometimes inflame, causing irritation of eyes and their dryness. The doctor can appoint drops of an artificial tear and weak antiinflammatory drops. For cosmetic reasons the pingvekula can remove with the laser.




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