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    Do You Spend a Lot of Time Outdoors in the Summer?
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    Caprice_WebMD_Staff posted:
    If so, you should be aware that Pterygium (pronounced tur-IJ-ee-um) is a common eye condition that affects people who spend a lot of time outdoors. People with pterygium have a growth of pink, fleshy tissue on the white of the eye. It usually forms on the side closest to the nose.

    Pterygium is also known as surfer's eye because it often affects surfers.


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