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Pterygium treated successfully

Case of Mr Deepak 30 years  Male was a known case of Pterygium in right eye since 2 yrs and problems with his vision. He consulted various eye specialists in Mumbai but couldn’t find satisfactory answers.  Tired of being mocked at for being a freak he decided to search for the best eye hospital in Mumbai which is when he came across Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute (AEHI) eye hospital in Vashi, Navi Mumbai. His growth in the eye started affecting his vision making it difficult for him to carry out his work .



When he visited AEHI, he also complained of was having redness in his eyes and irritation. He described how much of a frustrating situation it was to see clearly from one eye and partially with the other.  After the routine eye tests; he had his consultation with Dr. Vandana Jain.

Dr. Vandana Jain is a renowned Cataract and Cornea Specialist. Mr. Deepak had read a lot about her work and was hoping to get answers for his eye condition. Dr. Vandana Jain explained how the Pterygium was causing all the vision problems. She discussed the treatment method with Mr. Deepak.

Mr Deepak was grateful to Dr. Vandana Jain who gave him in detail information about Pterygium and how it would be tackled and what is to be expected after the eye operation. He grew confident and was ready to go ahead with the eye operation to remove his Pterygium.

After getting medical fitness for the eye operation, Mr Deepak was given a day for Pterygium operation.

Dr. Vandana Jain had described the steps involved in operation earlier during the outpatient visit but still seeing Mr. Deepak’s anxiousness went through them again. After numbing the eye with anaesthetic eye drops, Dr. Vandana Jain cut off the excess tissue that had grown over his eye. The operation lasted for 30 minutes.



Dr. Vandana Jain congratulated Mr. Deepak and said to him” We are done and you can be back to being normal again.”

Mr Deepak was very happy and thanked Dr. Vandana Jain and the staff at AEHI for the wonderful experience. He quotes “Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute is the best eye hospital in Mumbai and Dr. Vandana Jain is the best eye doctor one could wish for”.

What is Pterygium?

Pterygium is a growth that develops on the conjunctiva (a transparent membrane that covers the outer surface of your eyes along with the inside of your eyelids) or mucous membrane that covers the white part of your eye.


About Dr Vandana Jain-

Dr Vandana Jain is a renowned Cornea, Lasik and Cataract surgeon and the Director of AEHI. Dr Jain has won best fellow awards and medals at Delhi University and L.V.Prasad Eye Institute and then further trained at Harvard, USA. Having performed more than 50,000 operations, she has vast experience of dealing with all kinds of complicated eye surgeries. According to her; every patient has different needs and the surgery needs to be customised. She additionally believes that team work and alliance with other specialists help in planning and giving the best surgery results to the patients.


About Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute:

Advanced Eye Hospital and Institute in Navi Mumbai is equipped with one of the best eye hospitals in Mumbai.  Comprehensive eye check-up and the operation theatres are state-of-art and equipped with the best diagnostic and surgery machines. Personalized care, infection free modular operation theatres and beautiful ambiance complement the cutting edge eye care offered at AEHI. Besides treating patients from Kharghar, Nerul, Vashi and Panvel, patients from all over western India travel to AEHI for world class eye care management.