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Pinguecula     
A  pinguecula  (pin-gwek-u-la) is a benign, yellowish-whitish nodule or small plaque that develops on the  conjunctiva , the clear skin that covers the insides of the eyelids and the whites of the eyes, as a result of ultraviolet light exposure. This photo shows a pinguecula on the white of the eye in the nasal cornea. The pinguecula is yellowish in color and raised slightly, which can interfere with the smoothness of the tears on the surface. Most people know that ... Read More

 
 
 
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