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By Anonymous April 7, 2010 - 11:13am
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anyone who can refer a good pterygium surgery doctor that does the glue proceedure and gets the job done right. I had this surgery done in 2010 and i need it again in the same right eye, I just want less complication and the problem solve once and for all. Also at a reasonable cost.
Thanks you,Shawn

August 5, 2014 - 3:32pm
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best surgeon for this procedure also has best prices, his name is Rafi Israel, MD, he is board certified and practices in Beverly Hills, CA and he charges around $900 for the surgery with the graft. check him out on line.

January 28, 2014 - 4:25pm
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i have pterygium in my left eye.
im so worried.
i dont know what to do.
and i wonder how much a pterygium surgery cost.
i any of you have an idea.
please let me know
i realy need to know how much i have to save .
cause im willingly to pay the cost.
cuz my eye look aweful. :'(

December 26, 2012 - 11:25pm


Is the pterygium interfering with your field of vision?

Have you had a consultation yet?

Do you know at what facility you would have the surgery?

Fees would change based on the specific problem that you have and the extent of the surgery necessary to correct it. Your opthalmologist would perform a comprehensive eye exam and could communicate with the insurance company before surgery to determine whether it would be considered cosmetic or medically necessary.

It's possible that some who have had the surgery will read this and let us know what it cost them.

April 7, 2010 - 11:30am
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Anonymous (reply to Diane Porter)

I paid about $1500 for the non stitch with amniotic graft. However the doctor did not remove the pterygium and my right eye ended up worse than before the surgery.
I had the pterygium in the other eye too. I also paid about $1500 and this time it was successful but I used a different eye doctor.
I had a second surgery on my right eye, the doctor removed half of the pterygium and looks like I need another surgery.
All the surgerys were done with the protein glue, so no stitches needed.

October 19, 2012 - 10:27pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Please write down the name of the doctor you had the successful surgery with. Thank you

May 12, 2016 - 3:43pm
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Anonymous (reply to Diane Porter)

around six thousand-MIMS ,Calicut,Kerala

July 2, 2011 - 12:17am
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