In Office Pterygium Surgery

We now offer pterygium surgery in the office. This is for that growth that can cover the surface of the eye or make the eye red and irritated looking. If people are always asking if you got enough sleep, or why your eyes are so red, a pterygium may be the reason. This is a growth that tends to be related to sun exposure and is common in surfers, outdoor workers, or just sun worshipers. As a cornea specialist, Dr. Aaker has additional training in diseases of the cornea such as pterygium. He also has served as director of Cornea & External disease for the Texas A&M ophthalmology residency program and has treated the most severe pterygia. Providing surgery in the office can be a great o

I have Herpes in my eye?--Herpetic keratitis

One of the most common eye infections is caused by a herpes virus infection in the eye. It can affect the retina, iris, conjunctiva, but one of its most common targets is the cornea. When someone hears they have this infection in the eye, they often think they have a sexually transmitted disease of the eye. However, this is rarely the case. There are two main types of the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Type 1 is usually related to infections of the mouth and eye, and type 2 is more likely to be associated with sexual transmission. There is some overlap, but generally speaking, HSV of the eye is unrelated to a sexually transmitted disease. It is caused by the same virus that causes cold s

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Georgetown, TX 78628

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