Pterygium, also known as surfer’s eye, is caused by sun damage and creates a growth of tissue on your eye. This can be aesthetically displeasing as well as uncomfortable. Symptoms can include red eyes, irritated eyes, itchy eyes, or tearing, Sometimes, the growth can become big enough to distort your vision. If you are concerned that you may be developing a pterygium, call our office today at (760)-342-6900 to be evaluated!