Home of P.E.R.F.E.C.T. for PTERYGIUM®

Selecting a surgeon

  • Treats pterygium as a serious condition - not a trivial one
  • Spends whatever time you require to discuss the condition and the surgery
  • Follows you for at least 3 - 4 after surgery
  • Does not use chemical agents or radiotherapy to prevent recurrence
  • Performs conjunctival graft surgery to prevent recurrence
  • Uses an expert anaesthetist at your surgery
  • Undertakes a regular audit of outcomes after pterygium removal
  • Publishes these outcomes in peer-reviewed journals or presents the outcomes at professional meetings
  • Documented+ recurrence rates of less than 1%
  • Documented+ complications of less than 1%
  • Has performed at least 100 of the type of pterygium removal of type to be undertaken on yourself
  • Undertakes research on pterygia

+ 'Documented' means published or presented, rather than just an 'educated' guess